Recorded before a live audience this piece continues the question and answer session from parts one and two.

Epidurals versus plane blocks, what do you choose and why? Is there a potential for decrease in fasting times for clear fluids to further enhance recovery? Where can Enhanced Recovery (ER) protocol templates be found on line? How do we know which parts of Enhanced Recovery work and which parts are less important? Is local anesthesia the secret to avoiding post-operative delerium?

Desiree Chappell continues her conversation with her guest Vincent W. S. Chan, Professor Anesthesia at The University of Toronto with contributions from Monty Mythen, TopMedTalk Editor in Chief and Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at University College London.

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