What are the benefits of Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) in cancer patients? What is the evidence that suggests prehabilitation changes outcomes? Furthermore, what is the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA) and what are its benefits?

Presented by Joff Lacey and Desiree Chappell with their guests; Carolyn Johnston, consultant Anaesthetist in St Georges hospital in London and Improvement lead for the National Emergency Laparotomy Network (NELA.org.uk) and Malcolm West, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded clinical lecturer in surgery and honorary colorectal surgical specialist registrar at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

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The British Journal of Anaesthesia article, which inspired this series, is here: https://bjanaesthesia.org/article/S0007-0912(20)30003-9/fulltext