More than 6000 anaesthesiologists from across Europe are preparing to meet in London from Saturday 28 until Monday 30 May. The congress "Where anaesthesiologists meet" promises the latest advances and techniques in anaesthesiology, perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain treatment.
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on the Euroanaesthesia website.
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by our stand at C140 in the exhibition area and pick up the latest
issue, which includes a cover story on Safety, an introduction to robots
in anaesthesia, perioperative respiratory management of morbidly obese
patients and an interview with Prof. Sharon Einav, Chair of the
Intensive Care Medicine Subcommittee of the ESA.
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HighlightsSaturday 28 May
- 09:30–11:00: Affairs of the heart: cardiac pathology, management and systemic effects
- 09:00-11:00 At the limits of intensive care
- 10:00-11:00 Evidence versus clinical practice
- 11.15-12.00 Sir Robert Macintosh Lecture
Prof. Sven Erik Gisvold, Trondheim, Norway - Important Elements of a Quality and Safety Culture at the Department Level
- 14:00-15:30 Managing the patient with acute respiratory failure
- 14:00-15:30 The new 2015 ERC Resuscitation Guidelines
- 14:00-15:30 Airway management in special situations
- 16:00-16:45 ESA Guidelines: prevention of venous thromboembolism in anaesthesia and intensive care
Sunday 29 May
- 17:15-18:45: Opening Ceremony
ESA President, Zeev Goldik
The opening ceremony will include presentation of Honorary Membership of the ESA to Prof. Jenny Hunter and Prof. Maurice Lamy and a presentation from keynote speaker, the doctor and science journalist, Michael Mosley on How to stay healthy – what the latest science really tells us.
Monday 30 May
- 08:30-09:15 Methods of preventing ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP)
- 08:30-09:15 A global perspective on patient safety and quality
- 09:30-10:15 Hot Topics in Critical Care Medicine - Last 12 months' top publications
- 10:15-11:45 Safety in the Intensive Care Unit
- 10:30-12:00 Neurocritical care
- 10:30-12:00 Science, research and intensive care medicine
- 14:00-14:45 Hot Topics in Emergency Medicine - Last 12 months' top publications
- 14:00-14:45 The challenge of treating bleeding during treatment with new oral anticoagulants
- 14:00-15:30 An ethical approach to resource allocation in ICU
- 15:00-15:45 Patient Blood Management - where to start?
- 15:45-16:30 Update of the ESA Guidelines on severe bleeding
- 15:45-17:15 Oxygen: the good, the bad and the ugly
- 16:00-17:30 Trauma, critical care, and emergency-care anaesthesiology: a new paradigm for the “acute care” anaesthesiologist?
- 08:30-10:00 New strategies in fluid therapy
- 08:30-10:00 Under fire - the changing face of terrorism and the implications for health care
- 10:30-12:00 Antimicrobial therapy in the ICU
- 10:30-12:00 Pre-hospital medical challenges
- 14:00-14:45 Management of microcirculatory and metabolic alterations in shock
- 15:00-17:00 Evolving guidelines on the management of major bleeding and coagulopathy following trauma: what’s new?
- 15:00-16:30 How can our electronic gadgets serve us?
- 15:00-17:30 Initial resuscitation of septic shock
- 15:45-17:15 Clinical reasoning: is it the forgotten part of Patient Safety?
- 16:00-17:00 Adult respiratory disease syndrome is no problem today: Pro-Con