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Thursday 15th May 2008

‘Trauma Systems: Evidence for Performance Improvement’ (Session T1sh)

  1. UK Perspective - Mr Michael Walsh (London)
  2. Trauma Coagulopathy: New Insights into Mechanisms - Mr Karim Brohi (London)
  3. Damage Control Resuscitation - Captain Shaun Gifford (San Antonio)

Helen Rollason Memorial Lecture (Session T2sh)

  1. The Challenge of Cancer Care - Professor Karol Sikora (To follow)

Peri-Operative Organ Dysfunction (Session T3sh)

  1. Acute Renal Impairment - Dr Alasdair Short (Chelmsford)
  2. Gut Dysfunction - Mr Keith Gardiner (Belfast)
  3. Fluid and Electrolyte Management - Mr Dileep Lobo (Nottingham)

Leadership Saves Lives (Session T2ts)

  1. Peter Lees, Graeme Currie, Carlton Cooke, Christopher Parker

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Lecture (Session T4sh)

  1. The Making of a Surgeon - How Do We Deliver The Surgical Science? - Professor O James Garden (Edinburgh)

Management of the Difficult Wound (Session T5sh)

  1. Complex Wounds: How to Avoid Them - Dr Leif Israelsson (Sweden)
  2. Abdominal Catastrophe and V.A.C. Therapy - Mr Al Windsor (London)
  3. Perineal Wound After APER - Mr Nicholas Carr (Swansea)
  4. Infected Mesh - Professor Patrick O’Dwyer (Glasgow)

‘Hot Topic: Is the Sub-Consultant Grade Inevitable?’ (Session T7sh)

  1. Ursula Ward and Ben Cresswell - (To follow)