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Programme

Hosts: Dr Nuala Lucas and Dr Chris Elton

08:30 - 09:00

Registration


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09:00 - 09:15

Welcome and introduction

Dr Chris Elton

Chris Elton
09:15 - 10:15

Hot topics

Chair: Dr Nuala Lucas

9:15-9:45 What’s new in obstetric anaesthesia Dr Grace Lim
9:45-10:15 Discussion 

Grace LimNuala Lucas
10:15 - 10:45

Break


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10:45 - 12:20

State of the art labour analgesia

Chair: Dr Eva Roofthooft

10:45-11:05 Initiation of labour epidural analgesia Dr Anton Chau
11:05-11:25 Maintenance of labour epidural analgesia Prof Marc Van de Velde
11:25-11:40 Remifentanil PCA vs epidural analgesia  Prof Thierry Girard
11:40-11:55 Lesson from the RemiPCA SAFE Network Dr Andrea Melber
11:55-12:20 Discussion 

Anton ChauThierry GirardAndrea Anna MelberEva RoofthooftMarc Van de Velde
12:20 - 13:00

Best practice session - Persistent motor block associated with neuraxial anaesthesia and analgesia

Chair: Dr Robin Russell

Prof Marc Van de Velde
Dr Kirsty MacLennan
Dr Vinnie Sodhi

Kirsty MacLennanRobin RussellVinnie SodhiMarc Van de Velde
13:00 - 13:50

Lunch


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13:50 - 15:10

Anaesthesia for caesarean section

Chair: Prof Marc Van de Velde

13:50-14:10 Preventing spinal hypotension – fluids, vasopressors or both Dr Arvind Palanisamy
14:10-14:30 Post caesarean section analgesia – is there a gold standard? Dr Pervez Sultan
14:30-14:50 Quality of recovery in obstetrics Dr James O’Carroll
14:50-15:10 Discussion 

James O’CarrollArvind PalanisamyPervez SultanMarc Van de Velde
15:10 - 15:30

Break


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15:30 - 16:15

Best practice session - Effective use of uterotonics in caesarean section

Chair: Dr Chris Elton

Dr Desire Onwochei
Dr Damien Hughes
Dr George Attilakos

George AttilakosChris EltonDamien HughesDesire Onwochei
16:15 - 17:00

The Geraldine O’Sullivan Lecture

Chair: Dr Chris Elton

Prof Jannicke Mellin-Olsen

Chris EltonJannicke Mellin-Olsen
17:00 - 17:05

Close of Day 1

Dr Chris Elton

Chris Elton

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