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Jun 6, 2022

This piece goes over some cognitive risk factors for post op delirium alongside a look at cognitive prehabilitation and a review of the results from an aerobics trial. What are the next steps for future research?

This piece was followed by a panel discussion which will be released soon here on TopMedTalk. For more...

May 30, 2022

"We just thought you guys would just tell us facts about how smoking is bad for us but you're actually giving us tools and helping us practice them and implement them and it is by far nothing I have ever experienced"

Smoking cessation clinics, as an essential part of a truly perioperative practice, is discussed in...

May 23, 2022

This piece looks at how and why you should be either setting up or running a smoking cessation clinic as part of a perioperative practice. How do you find patients for whom treatment is appropriate? How do you assess progress? How should staff be trained? What are the key indicators that treatment will...

May 16, 2022

"We're able to really optimize the nutrition for that specific surgery ... we're able to individualise our care plans as dieticians for these patients" This discussion follows on from a previous piece which you can find here:


May 15, 2022

This piece is an 'as live' interview from the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists and part of TopMedTalk's exclusive coverage of the event.

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Emily Methangkool, Vice Chair of Quality and Patient Safety at the UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and...