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Aug 15, 2019

This piece is about the application of data, how do we use it and when should we gather it? How important is it to "just get started and find out what the problem is"?

Further reading is available here: https://bjanaesthesia.org/article/S0007-0912(17)33828-X/fulltext

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Aug 14, 2019

This piece features discussion regarding three randomised trials. How can the insights provided by these trials save us money and increase value of care while also improving outcomes?

Preoperative physiotherapy for the prevention of respiratory complications after upper abdominal surgery: pragmatic, double blinded,...


Aug 11, 2019

What do we now know about perioperative asprin? More specifically, what is the latest thinking on the results of the PeriOperative ISchemic Evaluation-2 Trial (POISE-2)? How do we educate patients about exercise? How do we support and help patients who have adverse outcomes to surgery? What's the best screening tool for...


Aug 8, 2019

How can you make a difference in the preoperative assessment clinic? How do we remain working as a team while respecting everyone's skillset in a multidisciplinary environment?

The value of a good comprehensive preoperative evaluation is clear; how do we ensure that, when this can happen, it does?

How do we best use the...


Aug 4, 2019

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...