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May 10, 2019

When it comes to breathlessness how do we better diagnose and apply treatment? How do we overcome the fact that referring to a specialist can sometimes take a patient 'down the wrong route' with a condition that might not be just heart or lung related? Should we take a more perioperative approach to treatment and...


May 5, 2019

This invaluable piece is a chance to attend a workshop which looks at the latest thinking on "perioperative cognition" and 'post-operative cognitive dysfuntion'.

We advise you use this link here to find the PDF of the paper being discussed: https://bjanaesthesia.org/article/S0007-0912(17)54082-9/fulltext

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Apr 30, 2019

The results of the Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial are a huge talking point in the perioperative sphere; this stand alone piece follows on from "EBPOM Conference Highlight | Lessons on EPOCH in the UK".

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Apr 27, 2019

Perioperative nutrition is a topic which has fascinates us here on TopMedTalk. Ever evolving and moving forward the questions continue as we explore an area which will only keep growing. Should evidence based arguments be the way we make the case for true investment in this area?
 
Presented by Korey Springman with her...


Apr 26, 2019

Our coverage of ASER's annual meeting continues with a piece which focuses on prehabilitation and clinical nutrition, specifically as relates to surgery.

Can the sarcopenic elderly patient build muscle in a reasonable timeframe with the right nutritional support? Are there particular 'magic protiens' we should use?...