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May 21, 2020

The Royal College of Anaesthetist's National Audit Projects (NAP) are frequently fascinating and always important, here we get a look at NAP7, which will examine Perioperative Cardiac Arrest. The conversation also explores the Sprint National Anaesthesia Projects (SNAP) organised by the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia. There's also discussion regarding muscle quality, malnourishment and ultrasound.

The conversation progresses to Quality Improvement and the latest evidence there. This includes discussion of The National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA). Their website is here:

Find out more about Emergency Laparotomy Quality Improvement Care Bundle - ELPQuiC - here:

Find out more about the Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative here:

If you're looking for the hugely popular debate regarding direct laryngoscopy we mention in the podcast go here:

Finally Carol Peden gets mentioned frequently in this talk, she appears on TopMedTalk here:

Live from Anaesthesia 2019, on day two of the conference; a 'must-attend event' for the specialty where world-renowned experts present the latest advances in perioperative medicine, critical care and pain medicine.

Presented by Monty Mythen with Tim Cook, Consultant in Anaesthesia and ICM, Royal United Hospitals, Bath and Paul Wischmeyer, Professor of the Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University.