Acute and General Medicine Thursday 31st October 2019.


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Charing Cross Hospital Glenister Lecture Theatre

The closest tube is Baron's Court. Come out of the tube station, and turn right, and then walk through Hammersmith cemetery towards Charing Cross Hospital.
The Glenister is opposite the hospital next to the cemetery, as on these maps.CLICK ON MAPS TO ENLARGE.
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SESSION 1.


09.00 – 09.30 You say CPAP, I say BIPAP, How do I treat respiratory failure at 2am?. Professor Andres Floto (Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge).

09.30 - 10.00 You clot! Practical management of pulmonary embolus. Professor Andres Floto (Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge).

10.00 - 10.30 There ain’t nothing like a drain !(AKA practical management of pleural disease). Professor Andres Floto (Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge).

10.30 – 11.00 BREAK.

SESSION 2.

11.00 - 12.00 Managing patients with difficult devices: Pacemakers, defibrillators and worse. Dr Prapa Kanagaratnam. (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust)

12.00 - 12.30 What to do with the incidentally found thyroid or other nodule found on CTPA. Karim Meeran

12.30- 13.30 LUNCH.

SESSION 3.

13.30 - 14.30 Management of decompensated liver disease. Professor Shahid Khan.

14.30 – 15.15 My patient is dizzy. What shall I do? Managing patients with acute vertigo Barry Seemungal

15:15 - 15:35 BREAK.

SESSION 4.

15.35 – 16.15 Neurology for the General Physician : An update in the acute management of stroke. (Dr Soma Banerjee, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust)

16.15 - 17.00 Managing DKA and Hyperosmolar states in an acute medical admissions unit. Up to date Management guidelines for the General Physician. Karim Meeran

17.00 CLOSING REMARKS AND FEEDBACK.