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Apr 30, 2020

The Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) is a vital part of the process needed to more widely implement sensible practice which, using a clear evidence base, provides better value care with more positive outcomes for the patient. POQI continues to provide its work in an attempt to clarify fundamental concepts...

Apr 30, 2020

"There's no advertisements popping up, non of that nonsense, this is just the data you need on the front lines to help save time and save lives"

This piece focuses on the Ventilator Training Alliance APP, developed to meet the need practitioners have to use and understand ventilation equipment which may be new or...

Apr 29, 2020

"If you have major surgery and you are COVID positive at the time your outcomes are severely reduced"

This piece takes a look at how we try to move back to some semblance of "normal" as the peak appears in many parts of the Western world to have reacted to social distancing measures. How have thought leaders and...

Apr 29, 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:

Apr 28, 2020

Mixed in with conversation about EBPOM's plans to push forward with online conferencing and other ideas this piece asks how Ireland has and is faring in the battle against COVID. Decisive and brave action began with cancelling the world famous St Patrick's Day celebrations. How have things progressed from...