“Perhaps assessing functional performance is something that we’ve overlooked in medicine”

This piece is about the role of functional assessment and status in perioperative medicine.

The Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) can be found here: https://www.mdcalc.com/duke-activity-status-index-dasi

The Mini Cog assessment is here: http://mini-cog.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Mini-Cog-Form-010816.pdf

The video resources mentioned in the piece are here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvOamR8Sb4RXENr56fvRehA/featured

Presented by Daniel Conway, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Group Lead for Perioperative Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK and Chair of the Manchester Perioperative Medicine Society.