What do we now know about perioperative asprin? More specifically, what is the latest thinking on the results of the PeriOperative ISchemic Evaluation-2 Trial (POISE-2)? How do we educate patients about exercise? How do we support and help patients who have adverse outcomes to surgery? What’s the best screening tool for malnutrition?

Moderated by Dr Catherine Gibb, Consultant physician in perioperative care, Monash University and featuring Harry Gibbs, FRACP, FCSANZ, The Alfred, Melbourne, Stephan A Schug, Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital, Sunil K. Sahai, MD, FAAP, FACP, Co-Director, The PeriOperative Evaluation & Management Center Section Chief & Professor of Medicine, Section of Consultative Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Centre and Vasi Naganathan, Academic and Consultant Geriatrician at University of Sydney, Concord Repatriation Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.

Brought to you by the Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) in association with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine and the Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand at the 7th annual Australasian Symposium of Perioperative Medicine.

The Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) has three aims; improve patient safety and outcomes, share knowledge and collaborate with specialty groups, develop the specialty of perioperative medicine with various craft groups.

For more information follow this link here: http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellows/special-interest-groups/perioperative-medicine