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The Recovery Room

You understand health. But do you understand medicine?

Making sense of modern medicine, The Recovery Room is an audio conversation with experts in surgery, medicine, ethics, and public health about the latest developments in medicine and health care.

It can be frightening and intimidating when you or a loved one requires surgery or treatment of disease. The Recovery Room host and surgical oncologist  Frederick L. (“Rick”) Greene, MD, FACS, helps you navigate the complex world of modern medicine. From breakthroughs in research and treatment to policy changes and ethical debates, The Recovery Room brings you to the front lines of medical practice and innovation.

The first 18 episodes of the show, which originally aired in 2010 are now online and can be downloaded as podcasts.

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Released April 11, 2016

Episode 029: Nutrition and the Perioperative Patient

Proper nutrition before and after an operation should be one of the most common topics of concern for surgeons and their patients. On this episode of The Recovery Room, host Dr. Rick Greene interviews John M. Daly, MD, FACS, and Arlet G. Kurkchubasche, MD, FACS, about patient education and surgeons’ approaches to nutrition as part of the process for treating surgical patients.

Support for this episode was provided by the American College of Surgeons.