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May 14, 2019

Obstructive sleep apnea is important to identify in patients, this piece explains how; use the official STOP BANG website here: http://www.stopbang.ca/osa/screening.php

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

Finally, what is "the beard test" and "the upper lip bite test"?

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guests, Frances Chung, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto and Kurt J. Pfeifer, Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Medical Director, Preoperative Evaluation Clinic, Froedtert and Medical College Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.