Anaesthesia is the official journal of the Association of Anaesthetists with comprehensive coverage of publications in anaesthesia, ICU and pain. This piece gets into the detail of their hugely popular perioperative care supplement, a collaboration with BJS (formerly the British Journal of Surgery). Surgeons and Anaesthetists around the world are engaging in the debate as a result with thousands of tweets about the subject, after publication only days before the 2020 Winter Scientific Meeting.

Further discussion covers prehabilitation, which aspects are backed up by evidence? What are the big trials we should be looking towards?

The PREVENTT website is here: https://preventt.lshtm.ac.uk/

More detail on Surgery School is covered here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/?s=surgery+school

Anaesthesia’s website is here: https://anaesthetists.org

An excellent blog is provided here: https://theanaesthesia.blog/

Anaesthesia tweet here: https://twitter.com/Anaes_Journal

Presented, from the Association of Anaesthetist’s Winter Scientific Meeting 2020, by Monty Mythen with Desiree Chappell, Sol Aronson and their guest Andrew Klein, Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge and Editor in Chief of Anaesthesia.

Like this, want more? Andrew Klien’s excellent and popular talk on Cardiac Anaesthesia and Anaemia is here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/ebpom-highlight-1-04-cardiac-anaesthesia-and-anaemia/