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11th Congress in Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM) 2012

Edited by Dr Mark Hamilton and Prof Monty Mythen

This collection, published in Perioperative Medicine, is based on transcripts from the 11th Congress in Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM 2012) presentations held in London last July, this article collection is a selection of the talks from the speakers, on a range of topics from assessing evidence in trauma resuscitation to postoperative complications.

Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine ( is a not for profit project with the key objective of supporting the assessment, discussion and application of evidence based medicine to perioperative care.

The annual 2-day EBPOM congress aims to provide a forum for research development, practical acquisition of essential skills and dissemination of evidence based perioperative knowledge.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Editors declare no competing interests.

Collection published: 3 July 2013

  1. Commentary

    NICE medical technologies guidance: aims for clinical practice

    NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) produces a range of advice and guidance on medical practice and technologies. NICE was established in 1999, and in 2009 set up its Medical Technolog...

    Bruce Campbell

    Perioperative Medicine 2013 2:15

    Published on: 3 July 2013

  2. Review

    New evidence in trauma resuscitation - is 1:1:1 the answer?

    Traumatic injury is a common problem, with over five million worldwide deaths from trauma per year. An estimated 10 to 20% of these deaths are potentially preventable with better control of bleeding. Damage co...

    Timothy E Miller

    Perioperative Medicine 2013 2:13

    Published on: 3 July 2013