Should we refuse surgery to those who won’t change? What about pathological issues, such as smoking, should practitioners become more didactic in their approach? How do we effectively communicate risk, both to the patient and the institution you work for?

Professor Monty Mythen presents with Dr Joff Lacey and guests, Professor Sol Aronson, a tenured professor at Duke University and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology, and Dr Mike Irwin, Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Hong Kon.

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Taken from a longer conversation to be found here: