This piece gives you clear practical suggestions which you might want to include in your practice and institution. How do we improve the physiological reserve of patients? Is there a way to do enhanced recovery with an extra edge? Specifically, how do we reduce pulmonary complications? What is ‘surgery school’? How does ‘icough’ fit into this? How can practitioners and admin staff help to reduce anxiety as surgery comes closer?
Visit the I COUGH UK website here: https://mft.nhs.uk/mri/services/i-cough-uk/
Make sure you check out the surgery school on the ERAS+ website here: https://www.erasplus.co.uk/How/SurgerySchool
Presented by Dr Daniel Conway, consultant in anaesthesia and critial care at University Hospitals Manchester.