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Release Date: 03/15/2018

Periop SIG 2019 | Improving the quality of the patient surgical journey show art Periop SIG 2019 | Improving the quality of the patient surgical journey

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What are the latest developments in quality improvement programs that help operative teams around the world take what they do to the next level? When does the surgical journey begin? How has a focus upon patients prior to surgery improved outcomes? What are "the five phases of care"? How has data collection and management helped us to continually improve a patient's surgical journey? This piece is a talk which was given during the 8th Australian and New Zealand Symposium of Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group: “Updates in Perioperative Medicine 360” which took place between...

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COVID 19 | Barbara McLean show art COVID 19 | Barbara McLean

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We get a quick update from Monty, how is his return to work going after quarantining at home with COVID 19 Further conversation takes a look at the care being given to COVID 19 patients and their providers. What is PPE fatigue? Where is the debate regarding COVID 19 positive patients and fluid management? A lot of it boils down to the mantra "keep it simple", do the job as correctly and properly as possible and know what you are capable of. Please listen to the end of this piece for a vitally important discussion regarding temperature variation in COVID 19 patients. Link to Nicole Cupchick...

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COVID 19 | Dr Joff Lacey show art COVID 19 | Dr Joff Lacey

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This piece sees us catch up with a the TopMedTalk team favorite; Joff Lacey. A popular presenter here on TopMedTalk, Joff tells us of his first hand experiences in the ongoing battle against COVID 19 in South London. We also get an update on Monty's condition. Presented by Desiree Chappell with Dr Joff Lacey, Consultant Anaesthetist at St George's Hospital in South West London.

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AANA | Emotional Intelligence and Occupational Stress show art AANA | Emotional Intelligence and Occupational Stress

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Emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive, integrate, understand and utilize emotions in an effective and meaningful way in order to cope and adapt to the situation. It's a hot topic at the moment, here we speak with the first CRNA to be certified in emotional intelligence. Stress and burn out is a common problem in the CRNA community, handling that could have a real impact on performance and outcomes. Our guest mentions the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test™ which can be found here: She also advocates "The Student EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Academic and...

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COVID 19 | Desiree and Monty show art COVID 19 | Desiree and Monty

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This week begins with an update on Monty's progress after his COVID 19 diagnosis. Have the symptoms returned or is he back to his usual self? One thing we know for certain when it comes to this virus and our treatment of it's symptoms; it is a dynamic situation. Management of the COVID patient is constantly changing. Do we treat our patients as having Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) or do we take a standard approach to ventilation? This piece looks at how our understanding of COVID 19 is developing as more evidence comes in. There then follows a conversation about the various uses...

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TopMedTalk | Burn out - a frank discussion show art TopMedTalk | Burn out - a frank discussion

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Burn out and stress management have been an important theme on TopMedTalk recently, here we have a top medical professional sharing their story in relation to the topic. How do we describe "burn out", are certain words a barrier to discussion? How do we cut through to people who are most likely to suffer from this incredibly dangerous condition? Is the medical profession finally making progress here? Our interview with Sasha Shillcut is here "Sunday Special | Burn out": https://www.topmedtalk.com/sunday-special-burn-out/ This piece was originally streamed live from ‘The Society of...

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EBPOM 2019 | Ernest Henry Starling Plenary Lecure, Andrew Shaw, Fluid therapy in the 2020s show art EBPOM 2019 | Ernest Henry Starling Plenary Lecure, Andrew Shaw, Fluid therapy in the 2020s

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This hugely important talk was the centerpiece of EBPOM 2019 and, appropriately enough, it focuses on a big topic for us here at TopMedTalk; the future of fluid therapy. Originally given as the EBPOM 2019 Ernest Henry Starling plenary lecture the talk is complimented by this piece which was recorded on the same day: Where is the latest thinking on fluid therapy, what new evidence and understandings do we now have? Presented by Dr Andrew Shaw, Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and Zone Clinical Department Head for...

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Women in Anaesthesia Part 6 | Carol Peden show art Women in Anaesthesia Part 6 | Carol Peden

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This week's Women In Anaesthesia focuses in on TopMedTalk favourite Carol Peden. The British Journal of Anaesthesia article, which inspired this series, is here: -- "The Power of The Interdisciplinary Team"; introducing the Enhanced Recovery team from Keck Medical Center at The University of Southern California (USC). Our guests kindly share an email address you can contact them on: Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guests Professor Carol Peden, Robin Cresner, CCRN, Dr Shane Dickinson, anesthesiologist and Snow Shoo Son; The Enhanced Recovery Team from Keck Medical...

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TopMedTalk | African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS-2) show art TopMedTalk | African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS-2)

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This piece focuses upon the African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS-2). More than a thousand people across Africa have combined forces to make this research into perioperative medicine in a resource limited environment happen. We know patients in Africa are twice as likely to die following surgery when compared to the global average, why is this? How does "failure to rescue" play into this? The website mentioned in this piece for more details: Presented by Desiree Chappell with Monty Mythen and their guest Bruce Biccard, consultant anaesthetist at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Director,...

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COVID 19 | An update on patient, Professor Monty Mythen show art COVID 19 | An update on patient, Professor Monty Mythen

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This piece is a reliable first hand account of COVID 19, directly from a patient, our Editor in Chief Monty Mythen. "This kind of reassurance that seemed to go with it, to seem to say to people: 'nah, nah, nah, it's ok; you've just got a bit of a sore throat and a bit of a dribbly nose, crack on!' Was not supported by the available evidence at all" How is Monty feeling? What are the actual symptoms of COVID 19? Why has misleading information been apparently knowingly released regarding this? What are the details on The Nightingale Hospital in London? Further discussion includes best practice...

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More Episodes

Monty Mythen, Joff Lacey and Mike Grocott chat with Desiree Chappell about the plan for the TopMedTalk team at ASER 2018.

Joff Lacey will be out and about with his roving mic getting on the spot interviews with attendees, gathering late breaking news as it happens.

Mike Grocott will be doing Journal Club, a deep dive into some of thre big papers of the last 12 months or so.

And finally, Desiree Chappell, will be returning to her popular Round Table Blog podcasts; bringing people from diverse backgrounds to the conversation so they can explain how they apply the perioperative process to their work.