lgkevin has written 12 posts for AnaesthesiaWest

Tuesday morning meetings January 2013

22nd Advanced Airway Management Dr Brian Harte 29th Airway challenges in Maxillofacial surgery Dr Jane Bruton

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

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

July Tuesday educational sessions

Tuesday 8 a.m. Meetings July 2012 Venue: ICU conference room July 3rd Morbidity and Mortality Department 10th NCHD meeting 17th Introduction to the Labour ward Dr Joey Costello 24th Introduction to educational program and mini-quiz Dr Leo Kevin 31st The difficult airway Dr Brian Harte

Tuesday 8am meetings May 2012

Tuesday 8 a.m. Meetings   Venue: ICU conference room  May 1st Thoracic anaesthesia Dr Brian Harte   8th The surgical patient with a pacemaker Dr Leo Kevin 15th Cardiac anaesthesia Dr Paul Naughton 22nd Oral opioids for acute pain: do you know your oxycontin from your oxynorm? Dr Tadgh Lynch 29th Pre-operative optimisation (Provisional title) … Continue reading

WAS speakers at international events in 2012

WAS speakers will travel a little beyond Galway in 2012!  Here are some 2012 international events that feature lectures from WAS regulars: Dr Brian Harte on advanced airway management ESA Paris June 9 – 12 http://www.euroanesthesia.org/sitecore/Content/Congresses/Euroanaesthesia%202012.aspx Dr Patrick Neligan on bariatric anaesthesia World Congress of Anesthesia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 25 -30 http://www.wca2012.com/en/ Dr Leo … Continue reading

Ultrasound for central venous access

The ASA has published its guidelines for central venous access (see link below).  I am regularly amused by the slavish credence given by trainees to use of ultrasound as ‘mandatory’ for central  venous access.  Why I ask?  That ‘s what the NICE guideline says, they reply.  Do you work in the NHS I ask? Yes … Continue reading