ANES19 | Tim Miller
Release Date: 10/22/2019
This piece argues that troponin screening is useful, if used appropriately. Is it the case that this test has been 'over sold' and as a result has provoked unhelpful pushback from practitioners? It's part 1 of 3 from The EBPOM 2019 TopMedTalk session which debated the issue. Presented by Duminda Wijeysundera, Professor in the Department of Anaesthesia and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, and a Staff Anesthesiologist at St Michael’s Hospital.info_outline EBPOM Highlight | Intraoperative hypotension doesn’t happen to me
This is an Edwards Lifesciences Sponsored Lecture which was originally streamed live on TopMedTalk from the hugely successful EBPOM USA 2019 in Dallas. In this piece we hear about the ongoing need for institutions and healthcare professionals to recognise the damaging consequences of intraoperative hypotension. Evidence has been mounting here on TopMedTalk over the last couple of years; there's no doubt hypotension is an area of concern for many of our experts and contributors. Listen to more on this here via our large selection of podcasts on the topic: For those who are already across the...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Cape Town Final Comments
"Monty - we've done it!" This piece wraps up one of our more ambitious experiments, the POCAPALOOZA. 24 hours around the world, combining powerful practice changing information and inspiration alongside entertainment from artists and supporters. We hope you have enjoyed this year's conference, look forward to hearing some of the talks in full and entirely for free over the next few months here on TopMedTalk. If you are one of the thousands of our listeners who signed up early for EBPOM Live From London please accept our thanks for helping to show the world how passionate we in the medical...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Hong Kong, Mike Irwin
EBPOM might be over but the global perioperative festival, the POCAPALOOZA, continues. Either we've locked our team in their rooms and forced them to continue broadcasting or they're driven by a raw enthusiasm for the results of perioperative care to be shared around the world, either way this piece is our penultimate installment before we return to Cape Town. What's the situation like, in terms of medicine, in Hong Kong at the moment in the wake of COVID 19? "Early intervention and people taking it seriously is a big thing" The conversation evolves as our guest speaks to the realities of...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Sydney
This piece is a fascinating in-depth conversation moving through various medical perspectives on perioperative medicine from Australia and New Zealand. A real highlight of the festival. How has perioperative medicine evolved over the years around the world? What's the status of Perioperative Care as a specialty? How does one specialise in this area, in terms of education? Discussing the development of the International Board:- "We decided perioperative education should not only be available for developed countries". We hear that TopMedTalk engaging with the African...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Chicago
This entertaining piece is designed to be a fun listen which also manages to convey a sense of where Perioperative Medicine is as a discipline. It also contains a large number of exciting and exclusive announcements, make sure you listen and enjoy. Presented here "as live" by Desiree Chappell with Monty Mythen and Sol Aronson, tenured Professor at Duke University with Jeanna D. Blitz, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Medical Director, Duke PASS Clinic Director, Perioperative Medicine Fellowship. -- We're raising money for APORG this year, if you enjoy listening to TopMedTalk please make...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Los Angeles-USA
The two co-vice presidents of the international board of perioperative medicine join Desiree's POCAPALOOZA. This conversation is global in its context with perceptive reflections upon the US healthcare market. "Towards high‐quality peri‐operative care: a global perspective" - the paper we begin by discussing - is here: As anesthesiologists "we are part of teams" and "anesthesia and intensive care have developed a much higher profile after COVID and we should build on that". How can innovations like telemedicine help us to do better? Are we right to be optimistic about our specialty in...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Live from London!
This episode of the Pocapalooza* is provided here for free in the hope you can help us raise money for a cause that will immediately appeal to perioperative practitioners, the African Perioperative Research Group (APORG): This piece traces the story of perioperative medicine, through the lens of the contributors and Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM). Hear how pioneers in our field used evidence as their negotiating tool to reform practices and provide better, healthier outcomes for all. The question arises, where next? Education has always been at the heart of the mission, could...info_outline Roundtable | Salome Maswime and Bruce Biccard
This piece is a short conversation with two guests we spoke with during the hugely successful Pocapalooza of EBPOM 2020, Live from London. Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guests Bruce Biccard, consultant anaesthetist at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Director, Perioperative Research Unit, Department of Anaesthetics, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine and Salome Maswime, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Professor of Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town. If you have enjoyed content from this year's EBPOM 2020 Live from London please contribute to our Just Giving page set up...info_outline POCAPALOOZA | Cape Town
The Pocapalooza begins! "Poc" standing for "perioperative care" and "palooza" meaning festival. Join us as we travel around the world promoting life changing healthcare. Go to for entertainment throughout the day as we celebrate the success of our first fully virtual conference, EBPOM 2020, Live from London! Regular listeners will be delighted to discover this piece is an update on a project which has been close to our hearts here on TopMedTalk; The African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS) and the African Perioperative Research Group (APORG). We're raising money for APORG this year, if you...info_outline
The TopMedTalk team are live from Anesthesiology 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. With over 14,000 delegates, clinicians, thought leaders and professionals, it's the largest gathering of Anesthesiologists and Anesthesia providers in the world.
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This detailed discussion sheds more light on The Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI), the resources available to you and the impact it is having on a global understanding of Enhanced Recovery and Perioperative Medicine.
Check out their website here: www.poqi.org
Further discussion delves into the evergreen fluid debate and walks us through the timeline of how attitudes toward them have changed in the perioperative sphere over the last ten years or so. "We should be fair to the originators of Enhanced Recovery who did not talk about fluid restriction but instead about avoidance of fluid excess"
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with Sol Aronson, a tenured professor at Duke University and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology and their guests Mike Grocott, Professor of Anaesthesia and critical care at the University of Southampton and Tim Miller, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology from Duke University Medical Centre.
Like this, want more?
Check out this fascinating series, "Fluid Matters". It's an opportunity to listen to a POQI meeting as if you were there in person. Part one, of six, is here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/fluid-matters-series-1-6-definite-definitions-fluid-physiology/