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Limitless: From Dingle to Cape Horn, finding my true north in the earth’s vastest oceans | Dingle 2023
“We do need to give ourselves credit for the sacrifices we made along the way…” This entertaining piece is a conversation about blood pressure, swimming, extreme physiology and the joy of exercise. You will hear Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen chatting with Nuala Moore, an Irish swimmer known for open water swimming and ice swimming. She was the 2011 winner of the Margaret Smith Award of the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association, given for increasing the profile of open water swimming; in 2006, she was one of six swimmers to swim around the coast of Ireland in a relay, the first-ever swim of over 1300 km around the coast. Then in 2008 she did a double relay crossing of the English Channel. Her book “Limitless: From Dingle to Cape Horn, finding my true north in the earth’s vastest oceans” is available to buy in Dingle, or on Amazon: https://amzn.eu/d/bTEBKNS
Dec 11, 2023
37 min
AANA Presidents past and present | TopMedTalk
The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) annual conference, here we speak with the outgoing and incoming Presidents of the organization. What can we expect in the year to come and what have been the highlights of the year past? Desiree Chappell and her co-host Randy Moore, CRNA and Chief Anesthetist Officer of Northstar Anesthesia, Irving, Texas, speak with outgoing AANA president Angie Mund, DNP, CRNA, Department Chair, Clinical Sciences MUSC College of Health Professions Charleston, South Carolina and the AANA President- Elect, Janet Setnor, MSN, CRNA, Col. (Ret), USAFR, NC and practicing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist, Springfield, Virginia.
Dec 4, 2023
24 min
Intraoperative hypotension; killing them softly | TopMedTalk at The AANA
Intraoperative hypotension is now firmly associated with harm and poor outcomes, this conversation should get you thinking about what this means to you as a practitioner. Here Desiree Chappell speaks with Amy Yerdon, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Nursing Acute, Chronic & Continuing Care, University of Alabama, Birmingham and Bradley Steg, CRNA is a Nurse Anesthetist in Jackson, Tennessee.
Nov 27, 2023
14 min
Advancing Perioperative Medicine | EBPOM 2023
This talk “Advancing POM in New Zealand and Australia” was originally the EBPOM Visiting Professor Plenary Lecture given at the Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM) 2023 World Congress. Our visiting Professor is Vanessa Beavis, the Immediate Past President of The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), having just completed her 2 year term, she is a specialist anaesthetist at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand and also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Auckland University. She is introduced by Monty Mythen, Senior Vice President Medical Affairs, Edwards Lifesciences, Critical Care and Emeritus Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University College London. Find out more about the ANZCA Diploma of Perioperative Medicine here: https://www.anzca.edu.au/education-training/perioperative-medicine-qualification/dip-pom
Nov 20, 2023
28 min
Women in anaesthesia in 2023 | EBPOM Ireland 2023
This valuable conversation took place at the annual Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM) Ireland conference. One of our most loved conference settings we’d love you, a TopMedTalk listener, to join us next year. Go now ot www.ebpom.org to find out more. Hear Desiree Chappell in conversation with Anoushka Alfonso, Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), where she is the Director of Enhanced Recovery Program, BobbieJean Sweitzer, Systems Director of Perioperative Practices at Inova Health, Falls Church, Virginia and Kate Leslie, specialist anaesthetist and head of research in the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital and honorary professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne and Monash University in Australia.
Nov 13, 2023
35 min
Shared decision making and prehabilitation | Prehabilitation World Congress 2023
This week’s podcast is another “from the TopMedTalk table” at the recent World Prehabilitation Society annual conference held this year in London. We’ve been getting a feel for the issues people were discussing by listening to some of the people who took time to pop over and say hello. This week sees us speaking to Imogen Fecher-Jones, lead nurse and project manager for the Perioperative Medicine Service and Preassessment at University Hospital Southampton and Nicholas Tetlow, exercise physiologist at UCLH and an honorary research fellow at UCL.
Nov 6, 2023
16 min
TopMedTalks to ... BobbieJean Sweitzer | #ANES23
This discussion covers many topics including; preoperative medicine and its evolution, frailty in various age groups, brain health and anesthesia in older adults, cognitive decline and executive function testing. It is presented by Desiree Chappell and Guy Ludbrook with their guest, BobbieJean Sweitzer, Systems Director, Preoperative Medicine, Inova Health, Falls Church, Virginia, and Professor of Medical Education, University of Virginia and the author and editor of 'Preoperative Assessment and Management' (currently 3rd edition). -- Originally streamed live as part of our coverage of Anesthesiology 2023; the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the largest and most important gathering of anesthesiologists in the world. We're your free front row seat. For more on the ASA go here: https://www.asahq.org/ Check out our YouTube page for a record of the live stream video of this podcast: https://www.youtube.com/@topmedtalk7687/streams
Oct 30, 2023
44 min
TopMedTalks to Bernd Saugel at Anesthesiology 2022 | Editor's Highlight
Looking this week at one of the highlights of Anesthesiology 2022 for us here on TopMedTalk; Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen in conversation with the always interesting Bernd Saugel, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. The study is here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37265355/ Bernd is a popular figure here on TopMedTalk, we featured him recently during our coverage of The Euroanesthesia 2023 conference: https://topmedtalk.libsyn.com/topmedtalks-to-bernd-saugel-and-thomas-scheeren-esaic-2023 We also reference an earlier appearance in the conversation here: https://topmedtalk.libsyn.com/bernd-saugel-at-euroanesthesia-2022-topmedtalk The original unedited conversation is here:https://topmedtalk.libsyn.com/the-detect-study-anesthesiology-2022
Oct 30, 2023
25 min
TopMedTalks to Michael W. Champeau and Ronald L. Harter | #ANES23
This informative conversation takes a broad look at the field of anesthesiology, the staffing crisis and opportunities arising from that, leadership in medicine, as well as the recent past and long term future of the American Society of Anesthsiologists (ASA). Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guests Michael W. Champeau, outgoing President of The American Society of Anesthesiologists, President of the Associated Anesthesiologists Medical Group and Ronald L. Harter, incoming President of The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Professor of anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. -- Originally streamed live as part of our coverage of Anesthesiology 2023; the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the largest and most important gathering of anesthesiologists in the world. We're your free front row seat. For more on the ASA go here: https://www.asahq.org/ Check out our YouTube page for a record of the live stream video of this podcast: https://www.youtube.com/@topmedtalk7687/streams
Oct 27, 2023
40 min
How much Anesthesia? Brain monitoring to optimize neurohealth | #ANES23
"How do you know how much anesthesia your patient needs? Brain monitoring to optimize neurohealth." This piece dives into the details with an important subject for anyone working in surgery at the moment. Desiree Chappell and Guy Ludbrook talk to Jiapeng Huang, Tenured Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Louisville, ASA Board of Directors. -- Originally streamed live as part of our coverage of Anesthesiology 2023; the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the largest and most important gathering of anesthesiologists in the world. We're your free front row seat. For more on the ASA go here: https://www.asahq.org/ Check out our YouTube page for a record of the live stream video of this podcast: https://www.youtube.com/@topmedtalk7687/streams
Oct 27, 2023
18 min
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