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Oct 31, 2020

This piece focuses in upon the important work being done by The Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery Society, specifically the new guidelines which were published in May 2019. Furthermore, how is the society going to move forward, will it continue to push for a sensible combination of both care providers and...

Oct 30, 2020

In the UK community based prehabilitation is being spearheaded by the Prepwell Initiative, supported by a grant from Sports England. Their pioneering work is a great example of the way in which prehabilitation is gathering pace at the moment.

The “PREP: Preoperative Risk Education Package” website is here:

Oct 29, 2020

"The more I learn about this, the more my eyes are opened to how much opportunity we have to improve in this area"

This piece covers the "perennial topic" of whether paralysis is bad for breathing, here with a focus upon outcome criteria associated with residual neuromuscular blockade. It's a piece based in part upon a...

Oct 28, 2020

Burn out and stress management have been an important theme on TopMedTalk recently, here we have a top medical professional sharing their story in relation to the topic. How do we describe "burn out", are certain words a barrier to discussion? How do we cut through to people who are most likely to suffer from...

Oct 27, 2020

This panel discussion covers essential ground for any institution that is trying to make real and lasting change. What do we need to know? What do our patients need to know? Who is responsible for questions of safety? How important are checklists? What about "patient advocates"?

This piece was generously supported by...