6 minute walk for Surgery
Should a six minute walk along a hospital or clinic corridor determine whether a person is fit enough for surgery?
The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists has funded a team of Melbourne researchers who are trialling a six minute walking test, with the only necessary apparatus being a thirty metre stretch of hospital floor.
Hannah Rabe talks to Doctor Mark Schulman, a consultant anesthetist at the Alfred Hospital to see whether this cost effective and non-invasive trial could be put into action.
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