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Aug 27, 2020

This piece focuses upon patient safety and the work of our guest. How does perioperative medicine fit into the picture, are anesthetists right to take the lead in this field?

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Aug 20, 2020

"It's like running an election campaign..."

Perioperative hemodynamic management; how do you make it really work within an institution? With extensive reference to real life experience hear first hand stories from our guest and Editor in Chief's experience of doing just that. How do you get people both in and outside of...

Aug 13, 2020

This piece looks at innovations in our field, through the lens of the Hypotension Prediction Index (HPI). Innovations in medicine are always exciting, "neuro-monitoring" is discussed "if you told me two years ago that I was going to be able to understand an EG waveform I would have laughed at you".

"Data is what drives...

Nov 12, 2018

What is "Point of care ultrasound" or POCUS? What is the usefulness of ultrasound? Have the boundaries of this application been reached yet? How do you get started with point of care ultrasound? The websites mentioned in this piece are: and

Monty Mythen and...

Nov 10, 2018

Where are we with the journey from Enhanced Recovery (ER) to Perioperative Medicine? Is it fair to characterise the latter as "Enhanced Recovery v2.0"? Mike Grocott explains how the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) have set up a plan for "perioperative care" going forward. Does this terminology, "perioperative...