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Perioperative Medicine Podcast Series

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Perioperative Medicine Short Course is conducted by Monash University (Central Clinical School - Alfred Hospital), in conjunction with the Alfred Hospital and Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. As part of our drive to improve and promote perioperative medicine education we are launching our PeriopMed podcast series.

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Perioperative Medicine Short Course is conducted by Monash University (Central Clinical School - Alfred Hospital), in conjunction with the Alfred Hospital and Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. As part of our drive to improve and promote perioperative medicine education we are launching our PeriopMed podcast series.

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Perioperative Medicine Podcast Series

Latest release on Nov 20, 2019

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Rank #1: Perioperative Prevention of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications

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Dr Brian Chen discusses common Postoperative Pulmonary Complications and their impact on patients and the health care system. He explores risk predictors and key perioperative prevention measures. An important topic for all perioperative clinicians.

Jun 17 2019

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Rank #2: Can Perioperative teams impact on Post-Operative complications?

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Dr Jonathan Nicholson is a the coordinator of the Short Course in Perioperative Medicine, Monash University. Using the experience of the perioperative ward round at the Alfred Hospital he discusses the question Can Perioperative teams impact on post operative complications?

Mar 19 2018

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Rank #3: Postoperative Oxygen and Surgical Site Infection

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In 2016, the WHO made a strong recommendation that certain patients should have 80% oxygen administered in the immediate postoperative period for 2-6 hours to decrease the risk of surgical site infection. Prof Paul Myles discusses the reasons this recommendation disturbed him and his subsequent actions.

Feb 19 2019

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Rank #4: Massive Transfusions

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Massive transfusions are not confined to major teaching hospitals or to trauma centres – they can occur in many other settings. In this podcast, Dr Simon Hendel discusses the use of massive transfusions and massive transfusion protocols. In particular, he explores the issue of pre-hospital resuscitation and how a massive transfusion protocol may be helpful even in a remote country hospital with limited resources.

Jun 12 2018

21mins

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Rank #5: The Opioid Epidemic - a Perioperative Perspective

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Dr Kerry McLaughlin is a pain specialist at The Alfred Hospital and has been closely following the global opioid epidemic. She discusses the local situation and whether the prescribing of opioids by perioperative physicians is part of the problem.

Apr 02 2018

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Rank #6: Health Economics and Improved Perioperative Care

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Health economics is the branch of economics concerned with the costs, effectiveness and consumption of healthcare. Professor Danny Liew discusses why clinicians should give greater consideration to health economics, and the importance of using Real World Evidence in analysing the cost and value of perioperative interventions.

Sep 24 2019

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Rank #7: Leading Cultural Change

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Air Vice-Marshal Tracy Smart is the Commander of Joint Health Command and the Surgeon General of the Australian Defence Force. She is the highest ranking uniformed medical officer in the Australian Defence Force and only the third woman to reach 2-Star-rank in the history of the Royal Australian Air Force. She recently delivered the Kester Brown Address at the Australian Society of Anaesthetist’s National Scientific Congress in Adelaide. In this episode, AVM Smart speaks with Dr Simon Hendel about leading cultural change.
Dr Simon Hendel is an anaesthetist and trauma consultant at the Alfred and a lecturer in the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Monash University.
Note: the number of women in Defence is currently 17.9%, not 20% as quoted.

Oct 17 2018

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Rank #8: SGLT2 inhibitors in the Perioperative period

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Dr Jonathan Nicholson asks Dr Justin Burke how to safely navigate patients taking SGLT2 inhibitors through the perioperative period. Clinical dilemmas are discussed and practical guidance provided with discussion involving recent publications on detection, prevention and management of euglycaemic ketoacidosis.

Jun 06 2019

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Rank #9: Cognitive Aids – The Emergency Manual

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Dr Brendan Flanagan is a specialist anaesthetist with a special interest in crisis management and human factors. Brendan played a pioneering role in the introduction of healthcare simulation in Australia, initially through the introduction of crisis management courses in anaesthesia at the Southern Health Simulation Centre. More recently he has been involved in adapting an Emergency Manual for use in the Operating Suite at The Alfred Hospital.

Apr 16 2018

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Rank #10: Acute Severe Burns

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Burns can be a confronting and challenging clinical problem which present significant issues for the perioperative practitioner. In this episode, Dr Simon Hendel speaks with Dr Heather Cleland, consultant plastic surgeon and director of the Victorian Adult Burns Service at The Alfred Hospital, to gain insights into the diagnosis, management and prognosis of acute severe burns.

Aug 28 2018

22mins

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