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 in perioperative care. The fact this one focuses upon fluid management makes it particularly appropriate in these times.

Link to the paper: https://perioperativemedicinejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13741-020-00142-8

Presented by Desiree Chappell with Monty Mythen and their guests Tim Miller, Professor of Anesthesiology from Duke University Medical Centre and Greg Martin Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

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