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Jul 22, 2019

A conversation about ASER fluid management; NPO; preop drinks and keeping the i.v down.

Monty Mythen is presenting with his guest Dr Scott Brudney, Professor, Departments of Anaesthesiology and Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

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Jul 21, 2019

Fresh from an expedition to Antarctica, on the National Geographic Explorer, Mike Grocott gives us an update on the "Anaesthesia at the Extreme" conference.

Regular listeners will remember his excellent talk about Xtreme Everest, which you can find here:

Jul 20, 2019

Lessons learned from the Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial. This conversation focuses upon the challenges of quality improvement programmes; how do we keep track of patients and improve follow up questions after surgery? How do we clearly show Quality Improvement Programmes work for...

Jul 19, 2019

Fitness for surgery and an understanding of the realities of risk. How important is it for surgery to take place when balanced against the specific health needs of the patient? How do we encourage patients to alter pathological aspects of their lives in order to minimise the chances of a negative outcome?


Jul 18, 2019

University College London (UCL) offer a fantastic Masters Course in Perioperative Medicine, hear how it works in this podcast.

Also, if you're intrigued, here's the link to the free 4 week course discussed in this podcast:

Presented by Desiree Chappell...