173 episodes

Audio and video podcasts aimed at medical students and doctors in training on a growing range of topics across surgery. 

School of Surgery School of Surgery

    • Education
    • 4.1 • 7 Ratings

Audio and video podcasts aimed at medical students and doctors in training on a growing range of topics across surgery. 

    How to be Greener in Surgery, Part 2

    How to be Greener in Surgery, Part 2

    In part 1 @CleoKenington, ASGBI lead for Sustainability, told us about the huge problem healthcare has with greenhouse emissions and what to do about improving pathways to minimise healthcare impact, In this eposode Cleo tell us what each of us can do once the patient gets to theatre. Practical solutions for all surgeons to embrace. Be part of the solution!
    Useful links:
    Resources for how to offer lifestyle advice to prevent disease:
    http://makingeverycontactcount.co.uk/training/healthy-lifestyle-information/
    https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/making-every-contact-count/


    To promote Shared decision making and improved perioperative see Centre for Perioperative care:
    https://cpoc.org.uk/about-cpoc

    Lean Healthcare pathways
    https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/what-we-do/green-surgery-challenge

    Companies that produce reusable kit:
    Hybrid Laparoscopic Ports, scissors & Clip applicators
    https://www.surginno.com/resposable-8-2/
    Reprocessed Harmonic scalpels
    https://www.vanguard-medical.com/harmonic-scalpel/

    The zero waste operating theatre:
    https://www.ecoquip.eu/procurement-projects/towards-zero-waste-operating-theatres.html

    • 16 min
    How to be Greener in Surgery part 1

    How to be Greener in Surgery part 1

    In the UK, the National Health Service accounts for 5.4% of the carbon emissions for the whole country! Surgery accounts for 5-10% of this total. The target is an 80% reduction in greenhouse emissions by 2028. Find out what's going on and what you and your unit can do to save slow global warming in this podcast by @CleoKenington, Emergency Surgeon and ASGBI lead for sustainability.
    This is everyone's problem - be part of the solution!
    Links to helpful sites below:
    Resources for how to offer lifestyle advice to prevent disease:
    http://makingeverycontactcount.co.uk/training/healthy-lifestyle-information/
    https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/making-every-contact-count/


    To promote Shared decision making and improved perioperative see Centre for Perioperative care:
    https://cpoc.org.uk/about-cpoc

    Lean Healthcare pathways
    https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/what-we-do/green-surgery-challenge

    Companies that produce reusable kit:
    Hybrid Laparoscopic Ports, scissors & Clip applicators
    https://www.surginno.com/resposable-8-2/
    Reprocessed Harmonic scalpels
    https://www.vanguard-medical.com/harmonic-scalpel/

    The zero waste operating theatre:
    https://www.ecoquip.eu/procurement-projects/towards-zero-waste-operating-theatres.html

    • 17 min
    Intussusception part 2 - investigation and treatment

    Intussusception part 2 - investigation and treatment

    All you need to know about investigation and treatment of this common and serious condition. Indications for pneumatic or hydrostatic reduction, plus operative intervention and complications are all covered.
    There are fantastic, beautifully handwritten notes to accompany both podcasts that you can download here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BTNoeYe-csn0X2mTsb3rGJ38o5KKyQdy/view?usp=sharing
    Shalinder Singh is a consultant in Paediatric Surgery in Nottingham, UK, and David Kiely is a trainee in Paediatric Surgery in the East Midlands of the UK

    • 13 min
    Intussusception part 1 - Incidence, history and examination

    Intussusception part 1 - Incidence, history and examination

    David Kiely asks Shalinder Singh about intussusception, a common and serious cause of abdominal pain in children aged 3 months to 3 years.
    This podcast covers all you need to know about the incidence, history and examination of intussusception. Part 2 covers investigation and treatment.
    Accompanying notes can be downloaded from here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BTNoeYe-csn0X2mTsb3rGJ38o5KKyQdy/view?usp=sharing

    • 12 min
    Operations and post-op care for SBO

    Operations and post-op care for SBO

    You'll need to operate on about 1/3 patients with SBO. Matt Lee tells you what approach is best and when, and how to look after your patients after the operation
    Matt Lee is Clinical Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Sheffield and a recognised leader in the management of SBO

    • 7 min
    SBO - nutrition, gastrograffin and who to operate on

    SBO - nutrition, gastrograffin and who to operate on

    Who's going to settle with drip and suck and who isn't? Matt Lee tells you how to tell, who to operate on and when and not to forget that patients with small bowel obstruction need feeding!
    Further reading: https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/7/e029235.abstract

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Education

The Jefferson Fisher Podcast
Civility Media
The Mel Robbins Podcast
Mel Robbins
The Jamie Kern Lima Show
Jamie Kern Lima
The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Try This
The Washington Post
Mick Unplugged
Mick Hunt