TopMedTalks to ... | Tim Miller
Release Date: 02/15/2020
This panel discussion and extended question and answer session focuses upon troponin screening. Where is the latest evidence as regards this debate? Is MINS ( Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery) the most common postoperative complication associated with death and if so why is there a transatlantic divide as regards the evidence? Is there a place for troponin screening preoperatively for risk stratification? What should one do with an asymptomatic post operative patient with raised troponin? Does MINS cause hypotension? This is part 3 of 3 from The EBPOM 2019 TopMedTalk session which...info_outline EBPOM Highlight | Pain Management to Enhance Recovery after joint replacements
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The Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) have featured frequently on TopMedTalk, here we discuss their focus on hypotension and blood pressure.
Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on the physiology of arterial blood pressure control in perioperative medicine:
Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on preoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery
Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on intraoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery
Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on postoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery
Presented by Monty Mythen and Desiree Chappell with Joff Lacey, registrar in anaesthesia at St George’s Hospital in London, currently undertaking a fellowship in Perioperative Medicine at UCLH as well as being a regular presenter on TopMedTalk and Tim Miller, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology from Duke University Medical Centre.