Here are the supporting materials for Episode 27 'Weight Loss Before Joing Replacement Surgery: The Cutting Truth'
This is something that comes up constantly for people – both health professional and people who own troublesome joints. In this episode I take look at things from the surgeon’s perspective, the anaesthetist’s perspective, the patient’s perspective and the allied health professionals perspective, and provide you with both the science, and ideas for ways you can advocate for yourself and your clients to get the joint you need.
- Understand the evidence for and against weight loss prescriptions before joint replacement surgery for larger bodied people
- Identify some weight neutral lifestyle strategies to prepare for elective joint replacement surgery
- Appreciate the different means of identifying pre-surgical malnutrition and undernutrition and their shortcomings
This download includes:
- Learning outcomes
- Links to key articles
- Further reading
- Summary information
- Self-Test Quiz (with answers!)
Episode 27 Supporting Materials
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