PERIOPERATIVE NUTRITION VIDEO SERIES

In this video series, you’ll see both a surgeon’s (Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC) and dietitian’s (Kathryn Starr, PhD) viewpoint on the role nutrition can play in recovery after surgery.

Modules

The Importance of Perioperative Nutrition: Dr Wischmeyer

In this 2:34 video, Dr Wischmeyer discusses the risks malnourished patients face during and after surgery, and outlines the specific clinical outcomes healthcare professionals can change by providing proper nutrition for these patients.

The Importance of Perioperative Nutrition: Dr Starr

In this 02:22 video, Dr Starr discusses the importance of optimizing a patient’s nutrition to prepare them for surgery and help them recover, including asking what they can do to help improve their surgical outcomes.

Nutrition is a Team Sport

In this 01:47 video, Dr Wischmeyer discusses the role each member of the surgical care team—the surgeon, anesthesiologist, dietitian, nurses, patient and family—plays in the patient’s nutritional care.

How to Prepare Yourself

In this 01:06 video, Dr Wischmeyer discusses the important role protein and vitamin D can plan in recovery from surgery.

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