Dec 31, 2018
Implementing better practice and "ERAS 2.0". The ground up approach of a 'council of nurses' sparks some fascinating debate and discussion. Can a roundtable approach sometimes work better than the traditional hierarchical power structure?
Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guests Dr Ruchir Gupta, medical lead for...
Dec 30, 2018
This piece is a chance to reflect upon the importance of new media within the sphere of medical education. As the run away success of TopMedTalk and other podcasts in this area shows people are hungry to use the unique potential of this medium. Also - how has social media, video casting and live streaming altered the...
Dec 29, 2018
Dec 28, 2018
What is a 'micromort'? Even more of a worry, what does ten of them mean? How do we measure and communicate risk to patients? Everyday activities all carry inherent risks, how do we put surgery into a context 'everyday people' can more easily understand?
Professor Monty Mythen presents with guests, Professor Sol Aronson,...
Dec 27, 2018
The piece discussed in this week's Journal Club is called "Acute kidney injury in postoperative shock: is hyperoncotic albumin administration an unrecognized resuscitation risk factor?".
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