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Dec 31, 2019

This question and answer session is a valuable insight into where the latest thinking is as regards tackling the opioid crisis. How do we get to an understanding where the entire continuum of care is on the same page as regards pain relief? What's the level of adoption for opioid free anaesthesia? Can re-languaging pain...

Dec 30, 2019

This piece argues that troponin screening is useful, if used appropriately. Is it the case that this test has been 'over sold' and as a result has provoked unhelpful pushback from practitioners?

It's part 1 of 3 from The EBPOM 2019 TopMedTalk session which debated the issue.

Presented by Duminda Wijeysundera, Professor...

Dec 29, 2019

A special edition of TopMedTalk recorded at The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) live from an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) leadership forum.

How can cold water adaption help people deal with medical issues? There's evidence to suggest that cold water adaption reduces inflamation, can open water...

Dec 28, 2019

Post op respiratory complications are the focus of this piece. How can they be anticipated, detected early and dealt with appropriately? What about objective neuromuscular monitoring? Should you revese every single patient? If so, how do you do it? What about the risk of pulmonary complications?
Presented by Desiree...

Dec 27, 2019

Learn about the Perioperative Anesthesia and Surgical Screening Clinic (PASS Clinic), do you need one at your practice? What is pain control for a perioperative patient? Hear also about the 'subacute period' and how you can incorporate it into your practice. Also, how do we keep patients 'opioid free' once they leave...