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Jan 31, 2021

This piece, originally streamed live on features a conversation about the implementation of enhanced recovery protocols and the results practitioners report. The discussion starts with the observation that just implementing the ERAS intraoperative protocols drove outstanding outcomes in practice. The...

Jun 9, 2020

How does the treatment of anemia fit into the perioperative process? How far should patient optimisation extend to treatment of this condition?

Live from the hugely successful EBPOM USA conference, directly after their presentation Desiree Chappell talks with her guests; Dr Lori Heller, Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Swedish...

Jun 6, 2020

Discussion begins with a hugely successful Enhanced Recovery program at a large community hospital, continued improvements and service line expansion. Learn about both the advantages and the challenges of a perioperative practice here.

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guests Kim...

May 12, 2020

How do we best negotiate working in a multidisciplinary team? Generalisations regarding surgeons and anaesthetists only ever work generally, the specifics of each practitioner and their priorities inevitably contrast. How do we keep sight of these broad differences without falling foul of stereotypes?

The conversation...

Mar 10, 2020

This piece focuses on the article "The malnourished surgery patient, a silent epidemic in perioperative outcomes?" which you can find here:

The Perioperative Quality Initiative is here: