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Too many patients presenting for surgery are malnourished. We need to do more to fix this.



“More than half our patients who come to us for surgery with enhanced recovery are malnourished”; nutrition for patients scheduled for major surgery.

Monty Mythen and Joff Lacey speak with Dr Paul E Wischmeyer, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine.

Hear more from Dr Wischemeyer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAYrjf1dhJU

This piece is taken from a longer TopMed talk conversation which you can hear in full here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/aser-ebpom-2017-recap-pod-three-live-from-london/

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Too many patients presenting for surgery are malnourished. We need to do more to fix this.

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