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Mar 15, 2020

Does perioperative medicine alow institutions to take a broader view? Population health has been a theme on TopMedTalk, is it a logical extension of the perioperative process? How do we manage specialist care for the elderly and ensure high quality shared decision making? What lies behind the mindset change needed for some to accept surgery is not always the answer? Should we expect medical students to be taught the principles of perioperative medicine?
What are some of the unique tensions in the US system that can frustrate the adoption of a truly perioperative practice? 
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Angela Bader, Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
The British Journal of Anaesthesia article, which inspired this series, is here: