“Fast-track” or “rapid recovery” for cardiac surgical patients is enjoying widespread use due to its benefits of increased patient comfort, enhanced quality of care, and cost-savings. Successful implementation of a fast-track program, however, may be challenged by physicians, the institution, or patients and their families. One-Stop Recovery is a fast-track program that emphasizes the benefits of traditional rapid recovery programs while addressing potential challenges.

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