'In the monthly BJA Education podcast our podcast editors interview the authors of one of our recent papers. Subscribers will hear experts in the fields of anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine discussing the latest advances in clinical practice and evidence-based medicine in this accessible and engaging CPD resource.
Anaesthesia for awake breast surgery
Anthony speaks to Prof. Hamilton about the use of regional anaesthesia for awake breast surgery. Find out the indications, the important points in communication with patients, and the conduct of this type of anaesthesia.
Subjective methods for preoperative assessment of functional capacity
Delve into this podcast to hear Pooja Shah speak to Dr Earlene Silvapulle, author of two articles on 'Preassessment of functional capacity' in the July and August 2022 BJA Education articles. The podcast covers some aspects of both subjective and objective methods of assessment of functional capacity and offers listeners an overview of the articles.
An update from our Editor-in-Chief
Professor Jonathan Thompson talks about the recent, and coming changes within BJA Education which prompted our most recent editorial, "Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose".
Anaesthesia considerations and anticoagulation in pregnant patients with mechanical heart valves
In this month's podcast, Riaz Aziz talks to the authors of the July 2022 article on anaesthesia considerations and anticoagulation in pregnant patients with mechanical heart valves. We are joined by Dr Bhatia, an anaesthetist, Dr D’Souza, an obstetrician and Dr Shehata, a haematologist, in this fascinating podcast on the challenges faced when caring for this patient cohort.
Diuretics and the kidney
In this month's podcast Dr Ricky Bell, consultant in renal medicine and intensive care medicine, talks us through the commonly used diuretics, and the practicalities of their use within critical care.
Major burns: Part 1. Epidemiology, pathophysiology and initial management
In this podcast, Dr Agnes Watson and Dr Claire McCann talk us through the epidemiology, pathophysiology and initial management of Major Burns. This is the first article of a 2 part Burns series in the BJA Education and provides the essential information for initial management.