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Jul 31, 2019

How important is it to triage the patient? Which triage tool should we use? How do we determine which of our surgical patients is most at risk? Which procedures carry the highest risks? What should our approach be towards managing patient deterioration? What about when it comes to acute clinical deterioration? What, in...


Jul 30, 2019

An entertaining and informative discussion about the implementation process; how do you bring everyone to the table?

Desiree Chappell speaks with Robin Anderson, Enhanced Recovery (ERAS) program coordinator at Duke University, Bethany Sarosiek, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Development Coordinator at UVA...


Jul 29, 2019

Implementing better practice and "ERAS 2.0". The ground up approach of a 'council of nurses' sparks some fascinating debate and discussion. Can a roundtable approach sometimes work better than the traditional hierarchical power structure?

Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guests Dr Ruchir Gupta, medical lead for...


Jul 28, 2019

This piece is a chance to reflect upon the importance of new media within the sphere of medical education. As the run away success of TopMedTalk and other podcasts in this area shows people are hungry to use the unique potential of this medium. Also - how has social media, video casting and live streaming altered the...


Jul 27, 2019


The Hypotension Prediction Index (HPI), which uses a machine learning algorithm to help predict intraoperative hypotension. Regular listeners to www.topmedtalk.com will be familiar with concerns about perioperative hypotension. For those who have just joined us, or anyone who fancies a quick refresher on this issue, it...