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#periopmedicine #tweetorial time!
Thank you for the votes—“clinical pearl” was the clear front runner, so here we go—with a TWIST!

HOW & WHY can you utilize the periop space to clinically TEACH

That’s right, this is a #periop #meded #medthread!

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This is going to be a 2-parter, because I have that much to say.
Stay tuned for #tweetorial part 2 later this week

I’m hoping to be comprehensive and apply a broad arc about #meded to #periopmedicine

Today we start with #UME (medical students), later #GME
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For starters, what are your current thoughts on teaching in the #perioperative setting?
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As voted upon, a #Tweeotorial #Medthread:
#perioperative medicine meets #backtobedside
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so let’s talk about functional capacity and METS!

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METS?
“metabolic equivalent of task”

Huh?

Have you ever seen that report out on exercise equipment? Usually a number < 10?
It’s a measure of physical activity via oxygen consumption

Again, huh? #backtobedside??
Stay with me…
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metabolic…
Recall that the 2007 and 2014 ACC/AHA perioperative guidelines both include a step in their algorithms that no additional ischemic testing is recommended for patients who can achieve > 4 METS

So...how about those METS???
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