Inpatient Clinical Pathway for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Spinal Fusion Rapid Recovery
Additional Considerations
  • GOALS FOR DAY 0
  • PCA Initiation
  • Analgesia regimen
  • Early mobilization
  • Goals for POD #1
  • Analgesia – begin PO regimen
  • Advance mobility
  • DC Foley as clinically appropriate
  • Goals for POD #2
  • Maintain PO pain regimen
  • Advance mobility
  • Discharge preparation
  • Goals for POD #3
  • Analgesia
  • Discharge Preparation
Discharge Home
Discharge Criteria
Tolerating oral analgesia PT/OT clearance
Tolerating diet
Posted: December 2014
Revised: June 2022
Authors: W. Muhly, MD; A. Norton, CRNP; K. Ryan, CRNP; W. Sankar, MD; J. Flynn, MD; L. Maxwell, MD;
R. Rojas, RN; K. Mason, CNS; A. Grachen PharmD; C. Strawley, CRNP