This piece gives you the evidence base required to deliver an even higher standard of perioperative medicine where you work. Hear about the “Fit 4 surgery” studies; the “fit 4 surgery consortium”, the ongoing e-studies, key findings, recent studies and the set up in Southampton.

Physical fitness is greatly affected by chemotherapy; poor outcomes are significantly linked to physical fitness; learn how preoperative cardio-pulmonary exercise testing and training can monitor and track this potentially dangerous spiral. Hear how multiple studies are now providing a clear evidence base for this exciting area of perioperative care.

Could more such targeted interventions, alongside shared decision making, provide a real difference to outcomes for your patients and a higher standard of value based care in your institution?

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The video version of this presentation, along with slides, was presented to the many thousands of people who attended the hugely successful Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM) virtual conference, “Live from London”. For more details on this and future conferences please visit

Presented by Professor Sandy Jack, PhD, Consultant Clinician Scientist in The Anaesthesia and Critical Care Research Unit at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, University of Southampton and University College London.