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Jun 24, 2019

How widespread are misconceptions about delirium within your surgical team? Do you and your colleagues know how to recognise it? If so, how does your definition compare with the actual definition you can find in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5)?

This piece suggests more work needs to...


Jun 23, 2019

What are the hot topics in the cardiac world at the moment? Alongside reflections on this year's annual meeting of 'The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists' (SCA) this piece tackles; the need for gender balance when composing panels and building a successful event; the need to do what we know and do it well;...


Jun 22, 2019

How do you communicate and spread a passion for fluid management and optimisation to your fellow practitioners? How should you use protocols here? Are there specific tricks we can use to get buy in from our post-anesthesia care unit (PACU)?

Presented by Desiree Chappell with David O’Connor, DNAP, CRN, at Memorial...


Jun 21, 2019

What is "The Brain Health Initiative"? Why is it that so many aspects of brain function are so hard to understand? Why is cognitive dysfunction such a difficult topic to discuss? How far away are we from the days when we will have a biomarker that can help us in this area?

Desiree Chappell presents, with her guests;...


Jun 20, 2019

How should you manage anaemia as part of the perioperative process? Preoperative anaemia has a variable effect on outcomes, how should it be managed? Given the data, should we adopt different tactics for women and men?

This piece gets into the substance of the debate with clear evidence based suggestions which you can...