Consensus-based best practice guideline for post-operative care following posterior spinal fusion for AIS

An expert panel was used to create this consensus-based best practice guideline for the management of patients in the post-operative period following PSF for AIS. The measures below met consensus based on agreement >80% via multiple iterative rounds using a Delphi technique. This data can be used to develop a standardized best practice guideline for individual surgeons and centers.

Fletcher ND, Glotzbecker MP, Marks M, Newton PO. Development of consensus-based best practice guidelines (BPG) for postoperative care following posterior spinal fusion for AIS. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) SPINE Volume 42, Number 9, pp E547–E554, 2017.