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Apr 30, 2019

The results of the Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial are a huge talking point in the perioperative sphere; this stand alone piece follows on from "EBPOM Conference Highlight | Lessons on EPOCH in the UK".

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Apr 29, 2019

Where does anemia fit in the perioperative process? How do we optimise patients who have this condition in such a way as to get them best prepared for surgery? How do we know these procedures are improving outcomes?
 
 
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with Mike Grocott and their guest Michael Scott,...


Apr 28, 2019

Preoperative optimisation and prehabilitation are key areas where your institution can increase value for patients. How do you negotiate the different pitfalls presented by the various core stakeholders?

Smoking cessation, nutrition, exercise; all are proven to help produce better outcomes for a patient. How do we...


Apr 27, 2019

Perioperative nutrition is a topic which has fascinates us here on TopMedTalk. Ever evolving and moving forward the questions continue as we explore an area which will only keep growing. Should evidence based arguments be the way we make the case for true investment in this area?
 
Presented by Korey Springman with her...


Apr 26, 2019

Our coverage of ASER's annual meeting continues with a piece which focuses on prehabilitation and clinical nutrition, specifically as relates to surgery.

Can the sarcopenic elderly patient build muscle in a reasonable timeframe with the right nutritional support? Are there particular 'magic protiens' we should use?...