“Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine started about 10 years ago to advertise important aspects of medicine … their number one recommendation was to not proceed with elective surgery in patients with properly diagnosed and correctable anemia, until the anemia has been appropriately treated.”

Taken from the hugely popular EBPOM Chicago meeting this piece explains how and why you need an anemia clinic as part of your perioperative practice.

For more of this check out our piece here, which also features Bobbie Jean Sweitzer: “Promote your anemia clinics in the pandemic era?” https://www.topmedtalk.com/covid-19-promote-your-anemia-clinics-in-the-pandemic-era/

Presented by Professor Bobbi Jean Sweitzer, The Associate Chair for Clinical Perioperative Practice, Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.