Tele-Prehab: Inclusive and accessible? Presented by Dr Tara Rampal (1 CME Point)
Dr Tara Rampal MBBS FRCA
Prehabilitation (“prehab”) involves identifying and promoting health-optimising behaviours to mitigate the unwanted consequences of cancer treatment. The benefits of prehabilitation for cancer patients have been well documented. Improvements are functional capacity, clinical outcomes and adoption of healthy lifestyles are a few of the many positives of prehabilitation. Yet it is not a standard part of treatment pathways across the UK. The session will go through a rapid review of the current literature, elements of Prehabilitation, and barriers to implementation predictions for the future.
1) Prehab- What and why?
2) Evidence base.
3) Digitalisation of Prehabiltation.
4) Barriers to implementation.
5) Future of Telehealth.