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TopMedTalk for the latest medical news: Live updates from conferences; Journal Club; Techno-Talk; Interactive phone-in discussions; and Hot-Topic podcasts. Continuing Medical Education (CME) on the go.

 

May 11, 2021

"Cognitive testing has been in the news ... there are recommendations for keeping pets mentally sound by implementing nutritional modifications, regular exercise and mental stimulation, we should certainly think about providing the same support to our geriatric patients."

What does the latest research say about this...


May 10, 2021

This talk examines the rationale for using methadone in our surgical patient population, reviews clinical trials that assess the effect of intraoperative methadone on post operative outcomes and discusses some unanswered questions related to the administration of this long acting opioid in the...


Apr 30, 2021

This panel discussion covers essential ground for any institution that is trying to make real and lasting change. What do we need to know? What do our patients need to know? Who is responsible for questions of safety? How important are checklists? What about "patient advocates"?

Presented by Sol Aronson with...


Apr 25, 2021

 

In this piece you can hear the co-editors of the Journal of Perioperative Medicine describing this year's "Editor's Picks"; the best manuscripts, literature and lessons learned in the last year in the space of perioperative medicine.

"Functional performance and 30-day postoperative mortality after emergency...


Apr 24, 2021

This piece is part one of a two part piece. It's a short didactic presentation on the tough realities the U.S. healthcare system faces as the fee for payment system creaks against concerns about rising costs and the need for population health management.

Can we move forward with "the science of value" which...