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Nov 30, 2018

A round table discussion hosted by Desiree Chappell and featuring Monty Mythen, recorded at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care.

This is the fourth segment of the conversation between Desiree, Monty and their two guests; Shawna Butler (RN, NBA who works with Singularity University in...

Nov 29, 2018

This is another excerpt from "Controversies in perioperative medicine"; "The Great Fluid Debate". A fascinating piece containing Dr Tim Miller's enthusiastic advocation of goal directed fluid therapy and then the subsequent debate that follows.

It ends up moving into the subject of 'enhanced recovery...

Nov 28, 2018

This piece is taken from "The Great Fluid Debate", it's about changes in practice that have been implemented both in the UK and at various medical centres in the US. Hear how and why the old 'nil by mouth' or ‘NPO’ policy has changed in many instances.

From water to carbohydrate drinks, to black coffee, the...

Nov 27, 2018

This is an excerpt from 'The Great American Fluid Debate' which was hosted at Duke University Medical Centre's "Controversies in Perioperative Medicine" conference of this year.

These pieces have been released to coincide with IFAD, the 7th International Fluid Academy Day. Make sure you subscribe to TopMedTalk to ensure...

Nov 26, 2018

This conversation reflects a discussion at the Perioperative Quality Inititative (POQI). It originally ran under the title, "Intervascular volume and fluid responsiveness" but, as this conversation explains, it was renamed "Fluid Responsiveness and venous capacitance".

With a genuinely multidisciplinary approach on...