• Lawrence Tan


This chapter examines the evidence for prehabilitation in the context of surgery. Though there is limited data to date, particularly in the elderly, the current results are encouraging and hold promise for the future. A holistic approach is required to achieve benefits from prehabilitation.


Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Replacement Surgery Postoperative Pulmonary Complication Inspiratory Muscle Training Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Surgery Service, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Alexandra HealthSingaporeSingapore

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