Perioperative medicine is an emerging field of medicine in response to the increasing age and complexity of patients and the increase in the number of surgical procedures being performed. There is a large variation in perioperative medical practice which has led to a worldwide diversity in perioperative outcomes.
The International Board of Perioperative Medicine comprises an international group of medical professionals who are considered experts in their respective areas of Perioperative Medicine. The aim of the Board is to formulate a perioperative medicine syllabus which has worldwide applicability. Furthermore, it aims to deliver and approve cost-effective perioperative medicine education to all countries irrespective of socioeconomic status leading to an improvement in perioperative outcomes.
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine – Monash University
University College London
Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine