Clinical Health Promotion Centre

WHO Collaborating Centre: Implementation of Evidence-based Clinical Health Promotion

Alcohol/Drugs - Tobacco - Nutrition - Physical Activity - Co-morbidity

Clinical Health Promotion Centre

WHO Collaborating Centre: Implementation of Evidence-based Clinical Health Promotion

Alcohol/Drugs - Tobacco - Nutrition - Physical Activity - Co-morbidity

No alcohol prior to surgery

Major interest in media the last few days, about Swedish doctors requiring patients to be alcohol-free before surgery.

For patients with excessive alcohol consumption, it may halve the risk of complications during the operation. This includes the risk of infections, wound complications, intensive care and death. Read the Swedish article published in DN here