How important is it to triage the patient? Which triage tool should we use? How do we determine which of our surgical patients is most at risk? Which procedures carry the highest risks? What should our approach be towards managing patient deterioration? What about when it comes to acute clinical deterioration? What, in terms of research and technology, can we expect in the future to help us?
The slides for this piece are here: http://www.anzca.edu.au/documents/03-imogen-mitchell_how-do-we-minimise-failure.pdf
Presented by Imogen Mitchell, Senior Staff Specialist, ICU, the Canberra Hospital, Dean, ANU Medical School.
Brought to you by the Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) in association with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine and the Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand at the 7th annual Australasian Symposium of Perioperative Medicine.
The Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) has three aims; improve patient safety and outcomes, share knowledge and collaborate with specialty groups, develop the specialty of perioperative medicine with various craft groups.
For more information follow this link here: http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellows/special-interest-groups/perioperative-medicine