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Sep 6, 2019

The patient experience can be quite passive and, as a result, people can lose temperature quickly. The consequences can be very negative, this conversation revolves around how you can keep your patients warm.

This piece is taken from a longer conversation to be found here:

Sep 4, 2019

This piece discusses how the contributors are driving better perioperative care in their clinics; the importance of getting patient records in advance; ERAS for obstetrics; challenging opioid use with the multimodal pain management; shared decision making in pain management; the importance of clear communication pathways...

Aug 23, 2019

How important is it to screen patients for anaemia before surgery? Has anaemia fallen off the health care agenda?

We begin with a conversation about patients who are anaemic and then turn to why this is sometimes not checked enough. Monty Mythen mentions UK University students appear to suffer from the condition more...

Aug 16, 2019

This piece discusses the changes enhanched recovery brings, the conversation then moves to narcotics and the opioid epidemic.

Presented by Desiree Chappell, Dr Vijaya Gottumukkala, cardiac anaesthesiologist from MD Anderson and member of the board of directors for the American Society of Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Dr...

Aug 9, 2019

Discussion begins with an explanation of 'Trainees with an Interest in Perioperative Medicine' (TRIPOM), a big hit at the conference this year, then a wider discussion follows which includes thoughts regarding further research and application of the perioperative method as well as where it impacts medicine and care. The...