Healthy Options 8/6/14

Host: Andree Bella
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Integrative Health

Program Topic: Preparing for Surgery Using Mind-Body Techniques
Key Discussion Points:
a) What are the “Five Steps to Prepare for Surgery” discussed in the book, Prepare For Surgery, Heal Faster?
b) What research studies document the benefits of these mind-body techniques?
c) What role can a patient’s surgeon and anesthesiologist play in implementing these techniques?
d) What are some of the hospitals offering Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshops?

Guest: Peggy Huddleston, author of Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster