Perioperative medicine is defined here as: “the practice of patient centred multidisciplinary and integrated medical care of patients from the moment of contemplation of surgery until full recovery”. Population health is defined as: “the health outcomes of a group of individuals including the distribution of such outcomes within the group”.
 
Do the two compliment each other?
 
Use this concise 15 minute presentation to help build the case for a perioperative care programme at your institution.
 
Presented by Sol Aronson, tenured professor at Duke University and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology.