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Jan 17, 2021

This piece ploughs into some of the academic papers that have provoked discussion in the perioperative community.

We discuss the following papers:

Risk factors for opioid-induced respiratory depression in surgical patients: a systematic review and meta-analyses.


Dec 8, 2020

What is a "Respect Officer"? Why is respect so important in perioperative care? How does improving 'the culture of safety' also help to improve outcomes? Should we be overly concerned about high cancellation rates for surgery? And what are the advantages of a preoperative risk assessment clinic (PRAC)?

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Nov 17, 2020

This piece focuses on intensive care, the use of data and the future of fluid therapy research and its related physiological outcomes.

The article mentioned in this podcast is here: "Perioperative haemodynamic therapy for major gastrointestinal surgery: the effect of a Bayesian approach to interpreting the findings of a...

Nov 9, 2020

"Excellent teamwork"; the key to good outcomes.

This piece features an in depth discussion of post operative acute kidney injury (AKI), are there fresh approaches we can take? Could more data help us? The conversation then moves to myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS). What should our thoughts be as regards...

Sep 14, 2020

Recorded live at the Association of Anaesthetists' Winter Scientific Meeting 2020 in the centre of London from The Queen Elizabeth II Centre. Hear the conversation and questions asked by our online audience.

In our online world is there still a place for a paper based journal? What are the big stories and hot topics of...