Belton Regional Medical Center practices Enhanced Surgical Recovery – also known as ESR. Enhanced Surgical Recovery is a proven, research-based partnership in which you have the ability to take a more active role with your clinical care team and help you improve your own patient experience and surgical outcomes.

Benefits of ESR

  • Eat sooner after surgery
  • Shortened hospital stay
  • Faster recovery
  • Reduction of nausea
  • Appropriate management of pain

What do you need to do?

Before Surgery

  • Drink water as you would normally
  • Understand pain management and mobility by having a thorough conversation with your clinical care team
  • Set goals with your clinical care team

After Surgery

  • Move, stand and walk around as much as possible
  • Discuss your pain level with your clinical care team on a regular basis
  • Review your goals with your clinical care team to ensure surgical recovery success