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Mar 9, 2020

This podcast covers the physiological principles of goal directed fluid therapy, fluid responsiveness, the stressed system and the glycocalyx.

Originally streamed live on

Presented by Dr Joff Lacey with his guest Dr Randall Dull of the University of Illinois, live from the ASA in 2017.

Feb 24, 2020

What can practitioners do to preoperatively screen for signs that their patients may have issues with post operative delirium?

How do we get patients fit for surgery, particularly as regards delirium? Can you build up mental resilience in the run up to an operation, do suggestions that puzzles and mental activity such...

Feb 17, 2020

This piece starts with the question: Is there a hierarchy amongst the various elements of an enhanced recovery pathway? The conversation that follows tackles some of the essential elements of perioperative care.

This conversation is taken from a longer piece to be found here:

Feb 10, 2020

We begin with a question from the audience; 'how do we drive change in our institutions towards enhanced recovery after surgery?'

The GIRFT (Getting It Right First Time) project is explained. The Health Foundation is also mentioned.

This edition of TopMedTalk was recorded at The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health...

Sep 9, 2019

What are the results if you apply Enhanced Recovery to obstetrics?

This podcast features Desiree Chappell interviewing Dr Attila Kett, anaesthesiologist and Chairman at St Peter’s University Hospital at New Jersey.

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