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With every issue of the number-one medical journal in the field of plastic surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Editor-in-Chief and our annually-appointed Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board select three “Journal Club” articles. In the #PRSJournalClub podcast, the Resident Ambassadors and a special guest expert discuss the three Journal Club picks in the context of all relevant background material and with special emphasis on the new studies’ effects on current practice and understanding of the plastic surgery procedure or trend being discussed. They give a digest version of each paper and discuss its pearls and pitfalls, clinical relevance, and real-world implications. Read the monthly PRS Journal Club picks, and related classic articles and videos, for free each month on PRSJournal.com. Join us monthly on Facebook.com/PRSJournal for a live Q&A with the authors.

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With every issue of the number-one medical journal in the field of plastic surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Editor-in-Chief and our annually-appointed Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board select three “Journal Club” articles. In the #PRSJournalClub podcast, the Resident Ambassadors and a special guest expert discuss the three Journal Club picks in the context of all relevant background material and with special emphasis on the new studies’ effects on current practice and understanding of the plastic surgery procedure or trend being discussed. They give a digest version of each paper and discuss its pearls and pitfalls, clinical relevance, and real-world implications. Read the monthly PRS Journal Club picks, and related classic articles and videos, for free each month on PRSJournal.com. Join us monthly on Facebook.com/PRSJournal for a live Q&A with the authors.

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English


Episodes

March 2024 Journal Club: BMI and Autologous Breast Reconstruction; Normative Craniofacial Database; Financial Literacy

2/21/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Joseph Serletti, MD, discuss the following articles from the March 2024 issue: “Relationship between Body Mass Index and Outcomes in Microvascular Abdominally Based Autologous Breast Reconstruction” by Barnes, Lem, Patterson, et al. “Developing a Craniofacial Soft-Tissue Anthropomorphic Database with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Unbiased Diffeomorphic Registration” by Villavisanis, Khandelwal, Zapatero, et al. “Financial Literacy in Plastic Surgery Training: Importance and Current Status” Krasniak, Kraft, O’Brien, et al. Special guest Dr. Joseph Serletti has completed his residency training at the University of Rochester followed by a craniofacial fellowship at Johns Hopkins under Dr. Paul Manson. He then practiced at and became Chief of Plastic Surgery at the University of Rochester before moving to Philadelphia where he has been the Henry Royster-William Maul Measey Professor in Plastic Surgery and Chief of Penn Plastic Surgery. He has been a leader in microsurgery and is past president of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery as well as current Secretary for the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCMarch24Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:41:37

“Skull-Base Symmetry and UCL” with Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH - Feb. 2024 Journal Club

2/21/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH, discuss the following articles from the February 2024 issue: “Improved Facial and Skull-Base Symmetry following Osteotomy and Distraction of Unilateral Coronal Synostosis” Mellgreen, Säljö, Tarnow, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/SkullBaseUCL Special guest Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH, from the University of Washington. Dr. Susarla is a craniofacial surgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital and one of the few craniofacial surgeons in the country who is double board-certified in both plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial Surgery. He specializes in cleft and craniofacial surgery along with craniomaxillofacial trauma and oral maxillofacial surgery. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCFeb24Collection

Duration:00:14:48

“Pediatric Mandibular Reconstruction” with Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH - Feb. 2024 Journal Club

2/14/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH, discuss the following articles from the February 2024 issue: “Long-Term Outcomes after Pediatric Mandibular Reconstruction Using Vascularized Free Fibula Flap” by Liu, Zhang, Wang, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/MandibularRecon Special guest Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH, from the University of Washington. Dr. Susarla is a craniofacial surgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital and one of the few craniofacial surgeons in the country who is double board-certified in both plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial Surgery. He specializes in cleft and craniofacial surgery along with craniomaxillofacial trauma and oral maxillofacial surgery. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCFeb24Collection

Duration:00:21:51

“Average Skeletofacial Model” with Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH - Feb. 2024 Journal Club

2/7/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH, discuss the following articles from the February 2024 issue: “Average Three-Dimensional Skeletofacial Model as a Template for Maxillomandibular Repositioning during Virtual Orthognathic Surgical Planning” by Ho, Denadai, Lo, and Lin. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/AvgSkeletofacialModel Special guest Seenu Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH, from the University of Washington. Dr. Susarla is a craniofacial surgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital and one of the few craniofacial surgeons in the country who is double board-certified in both plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial Surgery. He specializes in cleft and craniofacial surgery along with craniomaxillofacial trauma and oral maxillofacial surgery. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCFeb24Collection

Duration:00:17:25

“Measuring Aesthetic Surgery Outcomes” with Amy Colwell, MD - Jan. 2024 Journal Club

1/17/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Amy Colwell, MD, discuss the following articles from the January 2024 issue: “Measuring Outcomes in Aesthetic Surgery by Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons” Colwell, Ramly, and Chung. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/MeasuringAesthOutcomes Special guest Amy Colwell, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard University. Dr. Colwell is a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, aesthetic breast surgery, and body contouring at MGH while also serving as a Co-editor for PRS Journal. She completed her general surgery training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital followed by plastic surgery training in the Harvard combined training program. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCJan24Collection

Duration:00:13:49

“Evidence-Based Medicine in Abdominoplasty” with Amy Colwell, MD - Jan. 2024 Journal Club

1/10/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Amy Colwell, MD, discuss the following articles from the January 2024 issue: “Clinical Practice Patterns and Evidence-Based Medicine in Abdominoplasty: 16-Year Analysis of Continuous Certification Tracer Data from the American Board of Plastic Surgery” by Stein, Weissman, Harrast, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/16YearAbdplastyPatterns Special guest Amy Colwell, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard University. Dr. Colwell is a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, aesthetic breast surgery, and body contouring at MGH while also serving as a Co-editor for PRS Journal. She completed her general surgery training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital followed by plastic surgery training in the Harvard combined training program. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCJan24Collection

Duration:00:13:55

“S-PECS Block in Breast Augmentation” with Amy Colwell, MD - Jan. 2024 Journal Club

1/3/2024
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2024 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Amanda Sergesketter- and special guest Amy Colwell, MD, discuss the following articles from the January 2024 issue: “Assessing the Efficacy of the S-PECS Block in Breast Augmentation Surgery: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial” by Sforza, Saghir, Saghir, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/S-PECSBlock Special guest Amy Colwell, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard University. Dr. Colwell is a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, aesthetic breast surgery, and body contouring at MGH while also serving as a Co-editor for PRS Journal. She completed her general surgery training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital followed by plastic surgery training in the Harvard combined training program. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCJan24Collection

Duration:00:13:26

“Antibiotics for SSI Prevention” with Jeffrey B. Friedrich , MD, MC - Dec. 2023 Journal Club

12/20/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD, MC, discuss the following articles from the December 2023 issue: “Evidence-Based Medicine: Systemic Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Prevention of Surgical- Site Infections in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” Klifto, Rydz, Biswas, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/SSIPrevention Special guest Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD, MC, who is a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the Combined Hand Surgery Service at the University of Washington. He has completed plastic surgery training at the University of Washington followed by a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also the Director of the University Washington Plastic Surgery Residency program. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCDec23Collection

Duration:00:13:23

“Origami Flap Finger Joint Reconstruction” with Jeffrey B. Friedrich , MD, MC - Dec. 2023 Journal Club

12/13/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD, MC, discuss the following articles from the December 2023 issue: “Vascularized Origami Medial Femoral Condyle Flap for Finger Joint Reconstruction” by Hachisuka, Ishibashi, Shimose, and Adachi. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/OrigamiFlapFingerJoint Special guest Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD, MC, who is a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the Combined Hand Surgery Service at the University of Washington. He has completed plastic surgery training at the University of Washington followed by a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also the Director of the University Washington Plastic Surgery Residency program. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCDec23Collection

Duration:00:15:18

“Trapeziometacarpal Osteoarthritis” with Jeffrey B. Friedrich , MD, MC - Dec. 2023 Journal Club

12/6/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD, MC, discuss the following articles from the December 2023 issue: “Minimally Invasive Treatment of Trapeziometacarpal Osteoarthritis: Results of a Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial” by Winter, Tuca, Justich, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/TrapeziometacarpalOsteo Special guest Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD, MC, who is a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the Combined Hand Surgery Service at the University of Washington. He has completed plastic surgery training at the University of Washington followed by a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also the Director of the University Washington Plastic Surgery Residency program. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCDec23Collection

Duration:00:16:56

“Free SLAM Flap” with Ketan Patel, MD - Nov. 2023 Journal Club

11/8/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Ketan Patel, MD, discuss the following articles from the November 2023 issue: “The Free Superficially Based Low-Abdominal Mini Flap for Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction” by Salibian, Swerdlow, Kondra, and Patel. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/FreeSLAMFlap Special guest Ketan Patel, MD. Dr. Patel completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Georgetown University followed by a Microsurgery fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. He was the Director of the Center for Advance Lymphedema Treatment and Surgery at the University of Southern California. Most recently he is a full Professor of Surgery and Regional Director of Plastic Surgery for Cedars-Sinai Health Systems in Los Angeles. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCNov23Collection

Duration:00:15:38

“Immediate Lymphatic Reconstruction” with Ketan Patel, MD - Nov. 2023 Journal Club

11/1/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Ketan Patel, MD, discuss the following articles from the November 2023 issue: “A 4-Year Institutional Experience of Immediate Lymphatic Reconstruction” by Granoff, Fleishman, Shillue, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/4yrLymphaticRecon Special guest Ketan Patel, MD. Dr. Patel completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Georgetown University followed by a Microsurgery fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. He was the Director of the Center for Advance Lymphedema Treatment and Surgery at the University of Southern California. Most recently he is a full Professor of Surgery and Regional Director of Plastic Surgery for Cedars-Sinai Health Systems in Los Angeles. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCNov23Collection

Duration:00:17:05

Bonus Episode. PRS Journal Club Live: Incidentally Found Proliferative Lesions in Oncoplastic & Macromastia Breast Reductions with Nolan Karp, MD

10/31/2023
In this special bonus episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, Dr. Nolan Karp discusses “Incidentally Found Proliferative Lesions in Oncoplastic & Macromastia Breast Reductions.” Moderated by 2023 PRS Resident Ambassadors Rami Kantar MD, Yoshi Toyoda MD, and Ronnie Shammas MD, this podcast was recorded at PSTM 2023 in Austin, TX in front of a live audience. An engaging Q&A session between Dr. Karp and members of the audience follows the moderated discussion. Read the discussed article for FREE: https://bit.ly/MacromastiaAnalysis Read the collection of recent classic PRS articles related to this hot topic: https://bit.ly/JCLive_PSTM23_Collection #PRSJournalClub #PSTM23 #PRSJournal

Duration:00:23:00

“Secondary Surgery” with Ketan Patel, MD - Nov. 2023 Journal Club

10/18/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Ketan Patel, MD, discuss the following articles from the November 2023 issue: “Secondary Surgery after Lower Extremity Free Flap Reconstruction” Wong, Christensen, Meulendijks, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/2ndSurgery Special guest Ketan Patel, MD. Dr. Patel completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Georgetown University followed by a Microsurgery fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. He was the Director of the Center for Advance Lymphedema Treatment and Surgery at the University of Southern California. Most recently he is a full Professor of Surgery and Regional Director of Plastic Surgery for Cedars-Sinai Health Systems in Los Angeles. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content: https://bit.ly/JCNov23Collection

Duration:00:11:24

"Air vs Saline for Tissue Expander Fill” with Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD - Oct. 2023 Journal Club

10/18/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD, discuss the following articles from the October 2023 issue: “Air versus Saline in Initial Prepectoral Tissue Expansion: A Comparison of Complications and Perioperative Patient-Reported Outcomes” Plotsker, Coriddi, RRubenstein, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/AirvsSaline Special guest Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD, is a reconstructive microsurgeon at Duke University who specializes in breast reconstruction. She completed her residency training in the Cleveland Clinic followed by a microsurgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic as well. She’s currently an attendee physician of Plastic Surgery at Duke University. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content from the archives: https://bit.ly/JCOct23Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:14:49

“Breast Reconstruction Techniques” with Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD - Oct. 2023 Journal Club

10/11/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD, discuss the following articles from the October 2023 issue: “A Comparative Study of Wraparound versus Anterior Coverage Placement of Acellular Dermal Matrix in Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction” by Han, Han, Eom, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/WraparoundADM Special guest Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD, is a reconstructive microsurgeon at Duke University who specializes in breast reconstruction. She completed her residency training in the Cleveland Clinic followed by a microsurgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic as well. She’s currently an attendee physician of Plastic Surgery at Duke University. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content from the archives: https://bit.ly/JCOct23Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:11:59

“Topical TXA Breast Reconstruction” with Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD - Oct. 2023 Journal Club

10/4/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD, discuss the following articles from the October 2023 issue: “Topical Tranexamic Acid in Breast Reconstruction: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial” by Safran, Vorstenbosch, Viezel-Mathieu, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/TopicalTXA Special guest Rebecca W. Knackstedt, MD, PhD, is a reconstructive microsurgeon at Duke University who specializes in breast reconstruction. She completed her residency training in the Cleveland Clinic followed by a microsurgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic as well. She’s currently an attendee physician of Plastic Surgery at Duke University. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content from the archives: https://bit.ly/JCOct23Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:14:57

“Improving Operating Room Efficiency” with Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD - Sept. 2023 Journal Club

9/20/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD, discuss the following articles from the September 2023 issue: “Streamlining and Consistency in Surgery: Lean Six Sigma to Improve Operating Room Efficiency” Tanna, Clappier, Barnett, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/ImprovingOREfficiency Special guest Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD, who is a pediatric/craniofacial surgeon who completed her residency training at the University of Wisconsin, followed by Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at the Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently an Attending Physician within the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery at Boston Children’s and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School who specializes in all areas of pediatric plastic surgery. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content from the archives: https://bit.ly/JCSept23Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:13:44

“MIPS and Plastic Surgeons” with Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD - Sept. 2023 Journal Club

9/13/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD, discuss the following articles from the September 2023 issue: “Plastic Surgeons and Equity: Are Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Scores Impacted by Minority Patient Caseload?” by Byrd, Cichocki, and Chung. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/PSEquityMIPS Special guest Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD, who is a pediatric/craniofacial surgeon who completed her residency training at the University of Wisconsin, followed by Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at the Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently an Attending Physician within the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery at Boston Children’s and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School who specializes in all areas of pediatric plastic surgery. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content from the archives: https://bit.ly/JCSept23Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:15:44

“Monobloc Distraction: Shape Analysis” with Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD - Sept. 2023 Journal Club

9/6/2023
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2023 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Rami Kantar, Yoshi Toyoda, and Ronnie Shammas- and special guest Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD, discuss the following articles from the September 2023 issue: “Comparison of Internal and External Distraction in Frontofacial Monobloc Advancement: A Three-Dimensional Quantification” by Rickart, van de Lande, et al. Read the article for FREE: https://bit.ly/MonoblocDistraction Special guest Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD, who is a pediatric/craniofacial surgeon who completed her residency training at the University of Wisconsin, followed by Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at the Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently an Attending Physician within the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery at Boston Children’s and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School who specializes in all areas of pediatric plastic surgery. READ the articles discussed in this podcast as well as free related content from the archives: https://bit.ly/JCSept23Collection #PRSJournalClub

Duration:00:12:48