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Jan 9, 2020

This is the panel discussion which tackles emergency surgery. Discussion begins with more detail regarding the Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial.

Featuring, Professor Carol Peden, Executive Director of the Center for Heath System Innovation and Professor of Anesthesiology at the Keck...


Jan 2, 2020

 

This panel discussion provides a vital and thought provoking insight into frailty in a perioperative patient. Further, as perioperative medicine evolves, how do we know enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) works? Are there any large randomised controlled trials that prove it?

This piece is moderated by Dr Ming Loh,...


Nov 28, 2019

If we look at the evidence, is there a case for "vascular geriatrics"? Co-managed care in vascular surgery could be a way forward, this talk builds the case for change.

Readmission rates in this group are dissapointing, how do we reasonably tackle this issue? How do we balance questions regarding appropriateness and...


Oct 17, 2019

Cancer continues to present a seirous challenge to health care practitioners, particularly with elderly patients. Operations on cancer patients can occur for a variety of reasons, how do we ensure we make decisions that are right for them? Often cancer surgery is both urgent and emergent; the question of 'how long do we...


Oct 11, 2019

What should we think about issues regarding the Perioperative Ischemic Evaluation Study (POISE)? Is it time to treat men and women equally when it comes to haemoglobin levels? What advice should we give to clinicians who are managing change at a hospital? What should our approach to iron be and can interventions make...