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Mar 30, 2018

Dr George Nassif explains to Desiree Chappell of The Roundtable blog how Enhanced Recovery After Surgery has grown into a movement which has had far reaching and occasionally unexpected consequences.

The domino effect which starts with enhanced recovery, moves to better patient outcomes and then tackling one of the...

Mar 29, 2018

Vicki Morton and Bethany Sarosiek get into a conversation about the importance of regular meetings following the process of ERAS adoption and then its essential maintenance.

How have you managed the adoption process at your institution? Email us

The fuller version of this conversation is here: 

Mar 29, 2018

Has enhanced recovery reached the mass adoption point or are there still medical institutions which do not know about it? Is it now at a point where the process is just going to run organically? In this podcast the team assess where we are at as the dissemination process appears to be working.

Do you agree that we might...

Mar 28, 2018

Pain is seen by many as the so-called fifth vital sign but is it reasonable to expect us to eliminate it entirely? The long term consequences for medicine and our patients are now manifesting in daily newscasts regarding "the opioid epidemic".

Patrick Shanahan and Mike Grocott discuss the crisis with Monty Mythen. It's...

Mar 27, 2018

This edition of journal club looks at two articles in March 1st NEJM of circa 30,000 patients studied at Vanderbilt Medical Centre, USA

One in non-critically ill patients. Click here:

The other in critically ill adult patients: