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EBPOM Highlight | The Patient Safety Movement Foundation

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Release Date: 02/14/2020

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

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"We keep being told we're one to two weeks away from the peak..." This piece takes a look at how Monty is getting on with his diagnosis, COVID 19 symptoms infamously vary in severity throughout the infection. Now he has been diagnosed how, if at all, will his behaviour change? What is the UK's policy on practitioners who are COVID 19 positive? Further discussion includes the news that 'rapid tests' are being introduced in the battle against the global pandemic as well as 'drive through' testing. How reliable are they, how might they work? Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen. Thank...

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TopMedTalk | Global Perspectives on Perioperative Medicine show art TopMedTalk | Global Perspectives on Perioperative Medicine

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Australia has an interesting history both generally and with perioperative medicine specifically. Here the story is told and their current progress is revealed. How do comparisons between various countries help us to understand where improvements can be made? How do the differences between the way in which healthcare is funded impact patients and providers? Moderated by Dr Mark Edwards, University College London Hospital, with his guests Ross Kerridge, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, often cited as 'the father of Modern Perioperative Medicine', Sol Aronson, tenured professor at...

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Women in Anaesthesia Part 5 | Jamie Harris and Carol Schmidt show art Women in Anaesthesia Part 5 | Jamie Harris and Carol Schmidt

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"About a year ago our chief CRNA sent me a podcast from TopMedTalk about fluid management" - this podcast is a fascinating insight into how Enhanced Recovery continues to reach out across the world to the bedside of patients. How do you take your institution from where you're at now to where you need to be tomorrow? What are the essential ingredients? How do you work, through education, towards real patient engagement and empowerment? How do you manage a sensible quality improvement programme? Presented by Desiree Chappell with co-host Korey Sprigman and their guests, Jamie Harris, CRNA,...

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TopMedTalks to ... | Michael Pedro show art TopMedTalks to ... | Michael Pedro

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This piece focuses on the SuperNO2VA mask, which delivers positive airway pressure to stent open the upper airway, allowing for the preoperative delivery of positive pressure ventilation and oxygen for patients with a decreased level of consciousness. The website mentioned in the piece is here: Presented by Desiree Chappell with Monty Mythen and Michael Pedro, VP, Medical Director at Vyaire Medical.

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COVID 19 | Professor Monty Mythen has tested positive show art COVID 19 | Professor Monty Mythen has tested positive

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"It is interesting how well you can feel, compared to the night time [...] it gives you this real false sense of wellness for a period of time and then it hits you, man it hits you hard, when it hits you." The UK Prime Minister has tested positive for COVID 19 as has The UK's Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, MP. Yesterday we revealed there were concerns our Editor in Chief Monty Mythen had some of the symptoms, only days before he was set to return to active duty in Critical Care. Acting responsibly precautions were already being taken and the assumption was that it was likely, given its...

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COVID 19 | Critical Care Update; optimizing care for patient and provider. show art COVID 19 | Critical Care Update; optimizing care for patient and provider.

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"When you start to think about how we can protect ourselves; we have some reasonably robust literature for a few interventions [..] that do seem to associate with the prevention of viral infections..."; maintain a normal vitamin D level, probiotics, vitamin C. This piece is a fascinating conversation with a TopMedTalk favorite. How are preparations going at Duke University? How can we optimise ourselves for an oncoming viral attack? How can we make sure our patients get the best possible care and are as informed as they can be? What research is being carried out into COVID 19? Presented by...

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EBPOM 2019 | Psychology and behavioural change show art EBPOM 2019 | Psychology and behavioural change

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The historical focus in prehabilitation has been on exercise, how can the insights of psychology and behaviour change techniques be applied to the field? Should psychosocial outcomes and behaviour change be factored into your practice? There's consistent evidence that anxiety around the time of diagnosis is predictive of post operative pain; depression increases the risk of chronic pain; psychological factors also impact on wound healing and functional recovery. Meanwhile low confidence and depression have been shown to effect outcomes. How can psychological behaviour change techniques be...

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COVID 19 | UK calls on medical students to join the fight show art COVID 19 | UK calls on medical students to join the fight

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The UK's fight back is now underway; the 'lockdown' is being largely adhered to and the efforts to support the National Health Service (NHS) from the public, medical students and retired professionals is inspiring to many. This piece takes a look at the realities of students being given the chance to graduate and practice their skills a little earlier than previously planned. Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guest, Henry Howe, a medical student at Bristol University, a frequent contributor and partner to TopMedTalk.

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TopMedTalk | The psychology of change show art TopMedTalk | The psychology of change

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"There seems to be a little extra buzz in the cardiac community". This conversation focuses upon the psychology of change, specifically regarding the leadership role presented within perioperative medicine to anaesthesiologists. How can perfectionism, as a barrier to change, be overcome? How do practitioners build the confidence to make a difference? Furthermore, how do we engage in 'internal marketing' where we promote success within our own institutions? More information on The Morpheus Consortium here: Check out the article here: Find out more about NorthStar here: The "Masters of Scale"...

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COVID 19 | Does one of our team have COVID 19? show art COVID 19 | Does one of our team have COVID 19?

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"I work in a houshold where my wife was working at a school and my student children have come home so, it's highly likely that I would get COVID 19"; the conversation begins with a discussion about the fact our Editor in Chief Monty Mythen has had some of the symptoms over the last few days. "For us as healthcare workers what we need to do is filter out the true head colds from the COVID 19s"; the symptoms could be caused by a number of factors but until a clear test result is available he is taking precautions. It underlines the need for practitioners to adhere to distancing guidelines as the...

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This talk is a powerful look at a new world where we commit your institution and practice to achieving an end goal of "zero preventable deaths". The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) has generated an enormous amount of global news media coverage as it promotes that aim; celebrities, statesmen, politicians and industry leaders are all getting behind an ambition which, after hearing this talk, you are likely to want to see come to pass as much as they do.

The clips used in this presentation are sourced from the PSMF's YouTube channel, find it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLLtyscblA8aquiXSSrZ1bA

Their official website is here: https://patientsafetymovement.org/

You can find out more about Mike Ramsay and his work there by listening the "TopMedTalks to..." series, where we discuss healthcare with global thought leaders from around the world: https://www.topmedtalk.com/topmedtalks-to-michael-ramsey/

Presented by Michael Ramsay, Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Baylor University Medical Center; President, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute with an introduction from Sol Aronson, tenured professor at Duke University and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology.