Perioperative Medicine Summit 2019 1.06 | Avital O’Glasser

Twitter is ablaze with talk of the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI). How did they do it?   This piece is a thought provoking discussion about new media and the consequences of our online world for medicine. ‘The democratisation of education’ is a phrase we’ve heard here on TopMedTalk in the past.…

Perioperative Medicine Summit 2019 1.05 | Frances Chung and Kurt Pfeifer

Conversation begins with reflections on the conference and the impact of social media, Twitter, Facebook and so forth, on the global perioperative scene before tucking into some of the big stories that are emerging from the conference. Learn more about STOP BANG; Snoring, Tiredness, Observed Apnea, PBP (>140/90) R X or no. How do opioid…

Perioperative Medicine Summit 2019 1.04 | The big messages so far

What are some of the big take home messages from this conference so far? Lots of material on preoperative assesment, discussion of some of the big trials and papers that have occured in the field and reflections on research into myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS). This podcast is recorded ‘as live’ and the team…

Perioperative Medicine Summit 2019 1.03 | Angela Bader

Does perioperative medicine alow institutions to take a broader view? Population health has been a theme on TopMedTalk, is it a logical extension of the perioperative process? How do we manage specialist care for the elderly and ensure high quality shared decision making? What lies behind the mindset change needed for some to accept surgery…

Perioperative Medicine Summit 2019 1.02 | Amir Jaffer

Discussion begins with an overview of the conference and its roots. Special mention is made regarding the Frank Michota Memorial Lecture which takes place on the Friday morning of the conference. Also on this podcast, what is a “Respect Officer”? Why is respect so important in perioperative care? How does improving ‘the culture of safety’…