EP 18: The Parallel Between Surgery and Sports in Disease and Recovery

Published: 28 Jul 2022

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How can an athlete's mental-wellbeing impact the outcomes of injury recovery?

In this month's episode of VeinPODCAST, anaesthetist Dr Gavin Jones (Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, ZA) and  psychologist Dr Trevor Hall (Trevor Hall Psychology, Cape Town, ZA) join host Dr Laura Redman (Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, ZA) in a discussion on surgery and sports in both vascular disease and recovery. Dr Jones and Dr Hall both share their unique viewpoints as ex-athletes and medical professionals.

Discussion Points include:
- Mental well-being and patient outcomes
- Impact of stress on perioperative outcomes
- ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) Protocols
- Methods of coping with daily stress

Hosted by Dr Laura Redman and produced by Radcliffe Vascular.

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