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Mar 22, 2019

Teamwork is an essential part of perioperative care. Here the case is made that we should approach both pre and post habilitation as being akin to playing a team sport.

Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guest Dr Steve Flanagan, Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NYU Langone.

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Mar 15, 2019

Shared decision making is a meeting between experts, on the one hand we have a clinician who understands a diagnosis and a likely prognosis, on the other we have a patient who exclusively understands their values and personal tolerance for risk. Ideally these two perspectives are encouraged to combine into high...


Mar 8, 2019

Is it unreasonable to give a patient six months to lose weight before, for example, knee surgery? Going even further should we be considering meditation, mindfullness and yoga as part of a pre-habilitation clinic?
 
Hosted by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen, recorded at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic...


Mar 1, 2019

The gap between ambition and action is familiar to us all but when it's potentially a matter of life and death how do we overcome it? This piece gives you a sense of both the research which illustrates the 'behaviour gap' in patients who are attempting to make good on their promise to regularly exercise.

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Feb 22, 2019

Community based prehabilitation in the UK is being spearheaded by the Prepwell Initiative. Supported by a grant from Sports England this pioneering work is a great example of the way in which a perioperative enhancement team can be formed around your practice.

The "PREP: Preoperative Risk Education Package"...