To evaluate the usability and satisfaction from the sufentanil sublingual tablet system analgesia in the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathway in patients, nurses and physical therapist. Materials & methods: A system usability scale was used to evaluate analgesia system in the prospective observational study in spine, orthopedic and thoracic patients. Result: In 111 cases the median system usability scale score was 90 (80-100) (patients) and 72.5 (57.5-82.5) (nurses). The median satisfaction score of the physiotherapist was 90 (75-100). Conclusion: The usability and the satisfaction of the patients and the caregivers from sufentanil sublingual tablet system analgesia in the context of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol were good-to-excellent. The economic potential in the reduction of hospital stay should be studied. Trial registration number : (ClinicalTrial.gov).
Keywords: enhanced recovery after surgery; satisfaction; sufentanil sublingual tablet system; usability.