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Full Programme

You can download the full programme in PDF format:

LondonTraumaConference2011.pdf

Wednesday 22nd June, 2011

08.45 - 09.15 Registration

09.15 - 09.30 Introduction

Session 1 - Haemorrhage

09.30 - 10.00

Warfarin and Trauma - Dr Paul Wallman
Are there clinical guidelines?
Is it an increasing problem?
What therapies help?

10.00 - 10.30

Massive Transfusion Packs - A Prehospital Care Perspective - Dr Anne Weaver
How accurately can ED packs be activated from the field?
What steps are necessary to administer prehospital packs?
Are there adjuncts to packs that can used?

10:30 - 11:00

Damage Control Surgery - The Beginning of the End - Prof Karim Brohi

 

11.00 - 11.25 Coffee

Session 2 - Novel Thoughts

11.25 - 11.50

Hybrid Resuscitation - Dr Emrys Kirkman
What is the evidence for permissive hypotension?
How long before it does harm?
Is there an alternative?

11.50 - 12.15

C Spine Immobilisation- More Harm Than Good?- Prof Jonathan Benger
What is the evidence for benefit?
Can patients come to harm?
Can we change our management?

12.15 - 13.00

Key Note Address - Prof James Fawcett Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research

 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 3 - Head Injury

14.00 - 14.15

Why Are You Looking At Me Like That? - Dr Dean Kerslake

14.15 - 14.35

Neuropsychiatric Complications of Trauma - Dr Alan Carson
How big is the problem?
Can acute phase treatment effect outcome?
Does mechanism of injury predict outcome?

14.35 - 15.05

Treating The Swollen Brain - Mr Peter Hutchinson
How long should you persist with medical management?
What are the pros and cons of decompressive craniectomy?
What is on the horizon?

15.05 - 15.30

If You're Not Dead at The Scene it Must Be Secondary Injury - Mr Mark Wilson
Do data sets reflect hypoxia?
Why is HI outcome not changing?
What will make a difference?

 

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee

Session 4 - Paediatric Trauma

16.00 - 16.30

Should Adult Trauma Clinicians Care For Injured Children? - Dr Ffion Davies
Is there evidence that children are losing out?
When should children be operated by non paediatric surgeons?
Can we learn from other countries?

16.30 - 17.00

Burns - Dr Amber Young
Is current fluid mamangement doing more harm than good?
What is the pattern of injury?
What organisational strucutres need to be in place for children?

17.00 - 17.30

Beslan - Terrorism and Children - Prof Vadim Dubrov
What were the injury patterns?
What the medical response?
Have plans changed since the incident?

 

Thursday 23rd June, 2011

08.45 - 09.15 Registration

09.15 - 09.30 Introduction

Session 1 - Trauma Education

09.30 - 10.00

How to Train For Rare Trauma Interventions - Dr Jim Connolly
Thoracotomy?
Surgical Airways?
Amputation?

10.00 - 10.30

The UK Military Surgical Course - Thinking Beyond Surgical Skills - Prof Mark Midwinter
What were the origins?
How does it differ from other traditional courses?
What can civilians learn from it?

10:30 - 11:00

Trauma Team Training - Dr Gareth Grier
What models exist?
What skills are necessary?
How has the London trauma system approached it?

 

11.00 - 11.25 Coffee

Session 2 - Surgery

11.25 - 11.50

Limb Salvage: State of the Art in Trauma Reconstruction - Mr Umraz Kahn
When does a tib / fib fracture become a complex limb Injury?
Why is irrigation not advised?
How can we improve outcomes?

11.50 - 12.15

Prevention is Better Than Cure - Prof Jonathan Shepherd
Are there ways identifying and preventing injury?
What techniques have worked?
What is the future potential?

12.15 - 13.00

Peter Baskett Lecture Trauma Dogma - How Much Do We Do That Is Wrong Mr Alastair Wilson

 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 3 - Debate

14.00 - 14.30

Vascular Surgeons Should Be the New Cadre of Trauma Surgeons - Prof Karim Brohi

14.30 - 15.00

Mr Jan Jansen

 

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee

Session 4 - Intensive Care

15.30 - 16.00

Non Heart Beating Donation in Trauma Patient - Dr Alex Manara
How well does it work?
What are the best models?
What are the pitfalls?

16.00 - 16.30

Intensive Care For Trauma Patients - Dr Bob Winter
What is the difference between good and bad unit?
How can good ITU care contribute to effective trauma systems?
What should intensivit be doing to prepare for trauma system designation?

16.30 - 17.00

Cooling Head Injuries - Dr John Andrzejowski
Is there evidence of effect?
How is it best achieved?
When should it be started?

 

Friday 24th June, 2011

08.45 - 09.15 Registration

09.15 - 09.30 Introduction

Session 1 - Compression & Crush

09.30 - 10.00

Needle Decompression of the Chest - Fact or Fiction? - Prof Malcolm Woolard
Is the evidence of effect?
Should we be teaching it?
Are there alternatives?

10.00 - 10.30

Crush Injury - is it More Than One Syndrome? - Dr Jason Smith
What are the lessons from the environment?
What are the lessons from RTA's?
What is the prognosis for cardiac arrest?

10:30 - 11:00

Compression Only CPR - Prof Kjetil Sunde
What is the theory?
Is there evidence of better outcome?
Is there evidence of harm?

 

11.00 - 11.25 Coffee

Session 2 - Penetrating Injury

11.25 - 11.50

Knife Crime - Understanding the Problem - Steven Lawrence Trust

11.50 - 12.15

Prehospital Rescusitative Thoracotomy - A World Review - Dr Dan Ellis
How good are the outcomes?
Should it just be a procedure of last resort?
What technique should be employed?

12.15 - 13.00

Key Note Address Arnd Timmerman Prehospital Airway Management

 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 3 - Terrorism

14.00 - 14.30

Terrorism in Moscow: The medical response - Prof Vadim Dubrov
Bombs?
Guns?
Chemicals?

14.30 - 15.00

Dealing With Urban Terrorism - The French Approach
Prof Pierre Carli
Bombs?
Guns?
Chemicals?

 

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee

 

15.30 - 16.00

Cath Labs and Cardiac Arrests - Dr Miles Dolby
Does a normal post arrest ECG help?
Can angiography be performed without spontaneous output?
Does cooling help the arrested heart?

16.00 - 16.30

Big Problems in PHC - Dr Matt Thomas
How big a problem is it?
What are the clinical problems?
How can we safely deal with it?

16.30 - 17.00

Prehospital Cooling for Medical Cardiac - Prof Kjetil Sunde Arrest
What are the options?
Is there evidence of better outcome?
Can it do harm?

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