How should you manage anaemia as part of the perioperative process? Preoperative anaemia has a variable effect on outcomes, how should it be managed? Given the data, should we adopt different tactics for women and men?

This piece gets into the substance of the debate with clear evidence based suggestions which you can incorporate into your practice.

Here is a link to the slides for this presentation:

http://www.anzca.edu.au/documents/01-toby-richards_anaemia-and-risk-modification.pdf

Presented by Toby Richards, Academic Professor of Surgery, Vascular Surgeon, University Western 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