Charting a Course for Perioperative Hemodynamic Stability

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In this episode, hosts Terry and Garry tackle the pressing topic of hemodynamic instability in surgical patients, exploring its implications, challenges, and potential solutions.

Drawing from data highlighting the alarming rate of preventable harm among perioperative patients, we’ll underscore the urgency of addressing hemodynamic instability. We’ll discuss the gaps in current recommendations, emphasizing the need for a sustained, coordinated plan involving all stakeholders to reduce patient risk.

We’ll also share insights from the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and discuss the complexities of hemodynamic instability, covering topics such as risk stratification, optimal monitoring techniques, and effective interventions. We highlight the importance of data-driven quality improvement and patient engagement in fostering safer perioperative care. Join us as we uncover the latest developments, share best practices, and advocate for a future where every patient receives safe, reliable care free from harm.


Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • There’s a gap in specific recommendations guiding clinicians on identifying risk, utilizing essential monitoring, and knowing those crucial thresholds for intervention.
  • What do we already know and where do we go from here?
  • The methods behind tackling perioperative hemodynamic instability.
  • Technology that will define the future of perioperative care.



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