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Aug 6, 2019

Is it fair to say that prehabilitation is the new direction for practitioners of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)?

Discussion expands into patient awareness initatives, The Macmillan Cancer Support, Principles and guidance for prehabilitation guide mentioned is here: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/about-us/health-professionals/resources/practical-tools-for-professionals/prehabilitation.html

Age care naturally follows as the roundtable discussion continues. This piece gives a truly pan-national perspective with informed comment from prominent perioperative opinion leaders from The UK, Australia and America. How do those different systems work and what can they each learn from the others?

The journal article mentioned in this piece is here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/2732511

Presented by Desiree Chappell with Monty Mythen and Lee A. Fleisher, Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania and Ross Kerridge, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, often cited as 'the father of Modern Perioperative Medicine'.