How do the insights of a ‘medical linguistic anthropologist’ impact upon our understanding of ‘shared decision making’? How do patients make decisions about surgery? When, in the perioperative process, do they decide what is best for them?

Does patient autonomy actually even exist?

A bubble bursting conversation with a frequent favourite on TopMedTalk, this podcast is bound to get you thinking!

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Dr Lee Fleisher Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania.