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May 17, 2019

The need for patient education is a constant theme on TopMedTalk, many are keen to soak up information and become and active team player in their operation, how can we make the most of their patricipation? For example, do you let your patients go to "surgery school"?

Presented by John Moore, Adult Critical Care Clinical...


May 3, 2019

Perioperative medicine is defined here as: "the practice of patient centred multidisciplinary and integrated medical care of patients from the moment of contemplation of surgery until full recovery". Population health is defined as: "the health outcomes of a group of individuals including the distribution of such...


Apr 19, 2019

How can your value based care proposition be further enhanced by a centre for geriatric surgey and palliative care? How important is shared decision making to your practice? What are the opportunities for an institution to improve in this area?
 
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest...


Apr 12, 2019

This piece focuses on the rise of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in the wake of the Measurement of Exercise Tolerance before Surgery (METS) Trial, which seems to have shifted opinions, does a genuine 'perioptimist' have a deeper insight into the issues there?
 
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen...


Apr 5, 2019

"If you don't have respect you really can't do anything ... healthcare is a team sport!"

What is a "Respect Officer"? Why is respect so important in perioperative care? What is a "huddle" and should your team include one in your practice?

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Amir Jaffer, Chief...