Part 3 of 3: Smoking kills more than all addictive substances combined – plus car accidents

Standing up a Preoperative Smoking Cessation Program Moderator: The rationalization; data, outcomes, economics; The practical realities; screening, workflow and workforce, financials and tracking Presented by James Davis, MD, Director Duke Smoking Cessation Program This is taken from the hugely successful “EBPOM-USA: Masters Course, A Perioperative Care Practicum” which took place in Atlanta earlier this year.

Part 2 of 3: Smoking kills more than all addictive substances combined – plus car accidents

Standing up a Preoperative Smoking Cessation Program Moderator: The rationalization; data, outcomes, economics; The practical realities; screening, workflow and workforce, financials and tracking This is taken from the hugely successful “EBPOM-USA: Masters Course, A Perioperative Care Practicum” which took place in Atlanta earlier this year. Presented by James Davis, MD, Director Duke Smoking Cessation Program

Part 1 of 3: Smoking kills more than all addictive substances combined – plus car accidents

Standing up a Preoperative Smoking Cessation Program Moderator: The rationalization; data, outcomes, economics; The practical realities; screening, workflow and workforce, financials and tracking This is taken from the hugely successful “EBPOM-USA: Masters Course, A Perioperative Care Practicum” which took place in Atlanta earlier this year. Presented by James Davis, MD, Director Duke Smoking Cessation Program.

POET 4.05 | Refusing surgery

Should we refuse surgery to those who won’t change? What about pathological issues, such as smoking, should practitioners become more didactic in their approach? How do we effectively communicate risk, both to the patient and the institution you work for? Professor Monty Mythen presents with Dr Joff Lacey and guests, Professor Sol Aronson, a tenured…

Sunday Special | Preoperative Optimization: Framing up the value proposition

Preoperative optimisation and prehabilitation are key areas where your institution can increase value for patients. How do you negotiate the different pitfalls presented by the various core stakeholders? Smoking cessation, nutrition, exercise; all are proven to help produce better outcomes for a patient. How do we express this in such a way that we get…

ASA 2018 San Francisco | Improving outcomes for the perioperative patient

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is the focus for the TopMedTalk team at this year’s ASA. This piece features discussion regarding; what to do about pre-operative frailty, smoking cessation, patient-centric care and how to manage pre and post operative expectations. How do we ensure the conversations we have before surgery both reflect the needs of…