Anaesthesia 2019 | Tim Cook and Paul Wischmeyer podcast

Recorded on 22 May 2019

Live from Anaesthesia 2019, on day two of the conference; a ‘must-attend event’ for the specialty where world-renowned experts present the latest advances in perioperative medicine, critical care and pain medicine.

If you’re looking for the hugely popular debate regarding direct laryngoscopy we mention in the podcast go here:

Presented by Monty Mythen with Tim Cook, Consultant in Anaesthesia and ICM, Royal United Hospitals, Bath and Paul Wischmeyer, Professor of Anaesthesiology Duke University, North Carolina, US

Recorded by TopMed Talk

Professor Paul Wischmeyer
Professor of Anaesthesiology Duke University, North Carolina, US

Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, is a critical care, perioperative and nutrition physician who serves as a Professor with Tenure of Anesthesiology and Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. He also serves as the Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Anesthesiology, Director of the Nutrition Team at Duke Hospital, and Director of Perioperative Research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr Wischmeyer’s clinical and research focus is on nutrition, perioperative care, and critical care to help patients prepare and recover from critical illness and surgery. His research interests include ICU and surgical nutrition therapy, perioperative optimisation, post-illness lean body mass and functional recovery, the role of probiotics/microbiome in illness and advocacy for improving the patient experience. Dr Wischmeyer has received numerous awards from national and international societies, including the Jeffrey Silverstein Award and Memorial Lecture for Humanism in Medicine from the American Delirium Society. Further, he was recently named an honorary fellow of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Professor Tim Cook
Consultant in Anaesthesia and ICM, Royal United Hospitals, Bath

Professor Tim Cook is Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Royal United Hospitals NHS Trust, Bath and Honorary Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Bristol. As the College Advisor on Airway and Director of National Audit Projects he has led two RCoA National Audit Projects (NAP3 on epidurals/spinal anaesthesia and NAP4 on airway management) shining a light on major aspects of anaesthetic practice and changing practice. He also played a role in NAP5 studying accidental awareness during general anaesthesia. Tim has an overall interest in improving safety and quality in anaesthesia and intensive care using a bottom up approach. He was awarded the RCoA Macintosh Professorship 2012-13, the Difficult Airway Society Professorship 2014, as well as several other prizes.

Professor Monty Mythen
Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University College London London, UK

Professor Monty Mythen is the Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at University College London and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Duke University, US. Monty is also the founding Director of Evidence-Based Perioperative Medicine International.