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AGM Programme 2022

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16 Nov 2022
  1. ACC Theatre A
    In this session the independent predictors of adverse postoperative outcome wil be reviewed and the needs of todays surgical opulation discussed (including issues such as frailty). We will review the ...
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    Dr Sandy Jack, Professor of Prehabilitation Medicine, University of Southampton and Honorary Consultant Clinician Scientist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Physical fitness, heal ...
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    Sleep in the critical care environment is extremely challenging due to the confluence of pain, anxiety, immobility and environmental disturbances such as light and noise.In this talk I will examine th ...
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    The fundamental goal of Individualized Exercise Oncology Prehabilitation is to improve and optimize the care for tumor patients in order to positively influence quality of life in a sustainable manner ...
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    The fundamental goal of Individualized Exercise Oncology Prehabilitation is to improve and optimize the care for tumor patients in order to positively influence quality of life in a sustainable manner ...
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15 Nov 2022
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    An overview of the particular issues and risks faced by anaesthetists managing morbidly obese patients. Including how recognise the high risk patient, preoperative assessment, reducing risks in anaest ...
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    Belford Hospital in the Scottish Highlands is a small, 43-bedded rural general hospital. There is no ICU, but a 2-bedded HDU. The anaesthetic department consists of 4 consultants, there are no anaesth ...
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16 Nov 2022
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15 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 1
    Hyponatraemia (serum sodium concentration <135 mmol/L) is one of the most common electrolyte disorders encountered in clinical practice while hyperkalaemia can be life threatening. The active diagnosi ...
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    Atrial fibrillation is a major risk factor for ischaemic stroke and cardioembolic strokes have higher mortality and morbidity than other causes of stroke. This presentation will provide an overview of ...
  5. AGM Theatre 1
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    A comprehensive update on acute presentations and management of diabetic foot disease
  7. AGM Theatre 1
    This presentation will cover the aetiology of myocarditis in contemporary practice, its diagnosis and best available evidence for treatment. Experience from a dedicated myocarditis clinic will be pres ...
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    According to WHO, widespread antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threat to global health. Treatment of infections with resistant bacteria is a nightmare scenario with catastrophic clinical and ...
16 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 1
    The talk will cover common headaches, investigations and management. It will then move onto acute causes of headaches.
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    The ECG remains a very important part of a patient's investigations. Occasionally, a patient's life can depend on the correct interpretation of an ECG. I will show ECGs from real-life cases to demonst ...
  4. AGM Theatre 1
    Patients presenting with MSK injuries are common on the medical take, yet clinical examination, assessment and appropriate investigations cause anxiety. The lecture with discuss the management of thos ...
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    During this session I plan an update on hot topics in management of Type 2 diabetes, in particular focussing on the role of newer drugs in the latest NICE guidelines. I will illustrate the session wit ...
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    In this case-based talk we will review management of acute PE, focussing on the importance of risk stratification, evidence for reperfusion therapy and suggested approaches to specific management dile ...
15 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 2
    Sepsis remains a major problem across acute care, with challenges in the identification of this life threatening condition, diagnosis of underlying infection and timing of initiation of supportive the ...
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    Chest pain is one of the commonest reasons for admission to hospital. This case-based presentation, directed towards the general physician, will give a cardiologist's approach in how to manage patient ...
  4. AGM Theatre 2
    Multi-morbidity and antimicrobial resistance are escalating global health problems. At their intersection lies increased susceptibility to bacterial disease. In this talk I will outline the impact of ...
  5. AGM Theatre 2
    Following NICE’s approval of Mepolizumab in December 2016 the landscape of managing acute severe asthma has been revolutionized. Three further biologic therapies, two more targeting IL-5 and one targe ...
  6. AGM Theatre 2
    Overview of why fatigue matters in organisations like the NHS, and individual and systemic strategies that can be put in place to help mitigate this.
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    You will learn how patients with Anorexia Nervosa may present to the ED, how to assess them and approach their care.
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16 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 2
    This presentation will give a practical overview of the assessment and management of patients presenting with calcium-channel blocker, beta-blocker and digoxin toxicity.
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    SDEC is a solution to the UEC crisis and when done well improves the patients journey significantly. We will define what SDEC is and 'what it isn't' and present what good likes like and the enablers t ...
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    This talk will cover the definition and epidemiology of Polypharmacy, explore why Polypharmacy is important, delve into pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, cover why patients end up with excessive ...
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    SDEC is a solution to the UEC crisis and when done well improves the patients journey significantly. We will define what SDEC is and 'what it isn't' and present what good likes like and the enablers t ...
15 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 3
    You will learn how patients with Anorexia Nervosa may present to the ED, how to assess them and approach their care.
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    This session will explore the reality of end of life decision making within acute medicine, acknowledging the tension of uncertainty and the challenge of both identifying and achieving patient prefere ...
  3. AGM Theatre 3
    A quarter of hospital beds accommodate a person with dementia. A comprehensive geriatric assessment approach addresses medical, functional, mental health and social needs. The medicine is complex, wit ...
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    This presentation will outline the clinical model for Acute Hospital at Home, including how point of care diagnostics facilitate assessment and treatment of a broad range of clinical conditions outsid ...
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16 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 3
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    The talk will cover common headaches, investigations and management. It will then move onto acute causes of headaches.
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    TIAs are diagnosed from a history of sudden, focal, transient, negative neurological symptoms on the background of vascular risk factors. TIAs may forewarn of ischaemic stroke. Urgent TIA assessment, ...
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16 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 4
    Design for safety is the most important element in the hierarchy of interventional effectiveness used by high reliability industries and increasingly by healthcare. Systems and equipment design in hea ...
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    Patients with persistent critical illness make up only 16% of all critically ill patients, but consume 50% of resources, and have poor patient centered outcomes. This talk will focus on the underlying ...
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    The population of the developed world is rapidly aging. While numerical age is increasingly less important, physiological or functional age is a determinant of quality of life especially after an acut ...
16 Nov 2022
  1. AGM Theatre 5
    This talk will cover the definition and epidemiology of Polypharmacy, explore why Polypharmacy is important, delve into pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, cover why patients end up with excessive ...

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