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May 21, 2019

How does one go about becoming a Master of Perioperative Medicine? This piece takes a look at the growing movement which all TopMedTalk listeners are at the forefront of. Further debate covers, "NPO after midnight", getting buy in from the institution to practice perioperatively and keeping the momentum going after one...

May 14, 2019

Obstructive sleep apnea is important to identify in patients, this piece explains how; use the official STOP BANG website here:

Opioids and pain management strategy is discussed, alongside reflections on the differences between the healthcare systems of Canada, the UK and...

May 7, 2019

"About a year ago our chief CRNA sent me a podcast from TopMedTalk about fluid management" - this podcast is a fascinating insight into how Enhanced Recovery continues to reach out across the world to the bedside of patients.

How do you take your institution from where you're at now to where you need to be tomorrow?...

Apr 16, 2019

Discussion begins with a hugely successful Enhanced Recovery program at a large community hospital, continued improvements and service line expansion. Learn about both the advantages and the challenges of a perioperative practice here.
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guests Kim Duggan,...

Apr 9, 2019

Originally streamed live from the EBPOM USA 2019 conference in Dallas this piece looks into the realities of enhanced recovery. Patient satisfaction and outcomes rise to the top of the priority list as an institution invests in the idea, how long does it take for a clear financial return on the investments required to...