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Table 3 Push notifications

From: Improving enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS): ERAS APPtimize study protocol, a randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of a patient-centred mobile application on patient participation in colorectal surgery

Preoperative day Notification
−21 Information about nutrition
−20 Information about smoking
−16 Information about preparation before surgery
−8 Instructions to wear the activity tracker
−2 No alcohol 24 h before surgery
−1 Instructions to drink the pre-operative nutrition drink (4x)
0 Instructions to drink the pre-operative nutrition drink (1x)
Postoperative day Notification
0 Instructions to wear the activity tracker
1,2,3,..,day of discharge information of daily goals
1,2,3,..,day of discharge Information on progress of daily activity
1,2,3,..,day of discharge Check progress to discharge in the overview of ‘completion of goals’