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Tuesday Meetings September

Tuesday 8 a.m. Meetings Venue: ICU conference room September 4th Anesthesia for Vascular surgery Dr L Kevin 11th Obstetric anaesthesia Dr J Costello 18th Fluid therapy Dr P Neligan 25th Paediatric anaesthesia Dr Gerry Coughlan

Hydroxy Ethyl Starches – are we nearing the end of the road?

When the VISEP study was published in 2008,1 proponents of colloid based resuscitation (myself included) argued that, since the study was conducted using old generation pentastarches, the data were not generalizable to all hydroxyl-ethyl fluids.2 Indeed there was an emerging body of evidence supporting the safety of newer, lower molecular weight starches; particularly those composed … Continue reading

Recovery from neuromuscular blockade

residual blockade Lesson unlearned

The value of pre oxygenation

Apnoea and preoxygenation Click the link above for the BJA CEACCP review on physiology of apnea and the value of pre oxygenation

Regional Anaesthesia Thursday Meetings Schedule Autumn 2012

26-Jul-12 TAP block Dr. J.Mc Donnell. 02-Aug-12 From TAP to Stellate Dr. Olivia Flinnerty. 09-Aug-12 Physiology of Pregnancy Dr. Aoife Quinn. 16-Aug-12 Failed block what to do? Epidural test dose Dr. Joye Coyne. 23-aug-12 LAST ? Dr. B. Kinirons. 30-Aug-12 Axillary brachial plexus block. ? Dr. J.Mc Donnell. 06-sep-12 Facet joint injections and medial branch … Continue reading

Tuesday morning meetings August

Tuesday 8 a.m. Meetings   Venue: ICU conference room   August 7th Introduction to hyperbaric Medicine Dr Noel Flynn   14th Interactive mini-quiz: the case continues Dr Leo Kevin   21st Obsetric anaesthesia J Costello   28th Morbidity and Mortality Department