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Feb 17, 2020

This piece starts with the question: Is there a hierarchy amongst the various elements of an enhanced recovery pathway? The conversation that follows tackles some of the essential elements of perioperative care.

This conversation is taken from a longer piece to be found here:

For further expert discussion regarding the Drink, Eat, Mobilise, Sleep (DrEaMS) concept there is another short piece you can find here:

This edition of TopMedTalk was recorded at The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) live from an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) leadership forum.

The conversation features questioner Dr Vishal Patil, Consultant Anaesthetist at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, alongside Professor Monty Mythen and his two guests; Dr Simeon West, consultant anaethetist at (University College London Hospitals) UCLH who sits on the board at Regional Anaesthesia UK (RAUK) and Mark Harper Consultant Anaesthetist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, with a research interest in the prevention of perioperative hypothermia and the use of cold water adaptation for thearaputic purposes.