Perioperative Medicine Short Course is conducted by Monash University (Central Clinical School - Alfred Hospital), in conjunction with the Alfred Hospital and Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. As part of our drive to improve and promote perioperative medicine education we are launching our PeriopMed podcast series.
Professor Toby Richards, (the Lawrence-Brown Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Western Australia) joins Dr Jonathan Nicholson, Dr Ron Glick and Dr Alan Peirce to discus the PREVENTT trial. Published in the LANCET (Sept, 2020), PREVENTT was a landmark RCT investigating preoperative iron transfusion prior to major abdominal surgery and its impact on postoperative mortality and overall transfusion rates.
Professor Robert Sanders, Nuffield Professor of Anaesthesia at Sydney University joins Dr Ron Glick and Dr Alan Peirce to discuss the NEUROVISION study (Lancet, 2019) and its relevance to anaesthetic practice, and current and future directions of research in perioperative cognitive dysfunction.
Mitigating the risks of surgery during the COVID19 pandemic
Professor Myles is the co-author of an editorial accompanying a paper published in this week's the Lancet, looking at mortality and pulmonary complications in COVID-19 positive patients undergoing surgery. He discusses the implications of this trial on elective surgery and planning for future pandemics.
Perioperative Assessment of the Obese Patient
Dr Mark Shulman talks to Dr Justin Burke about assessing the perioperative function of obese patients undergoing non-bariatric surgery.
Looking after your Wellbeing during COVID-19
Dr Lakmini De Silva is discussing with Dr Harry Gibbs and Ms Joanne Gibbs regarding Wellbeing during COVID-19 outbreak
High-risk PreOperative Clinics
Professor Ramani Moonesinghe discusses the preoperative assessment of high-risk patients scheduled for major noncardiac surgery preoperatively.