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SAMGlasgow Presentations and Posters

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THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER

PLENARY 2: ALCOHOL SYMPOSIUM

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome on the AMU, Dr Ewan Forrest

Relapse Prevention in the Community, Dr Saket Priyadarshi

 

PLENARY 3: THE HOSPITAL OF THE FUTURE

The Future Hospital Commission, Professor Tim Evans

The Dutch Journey: Why the UK Model Works Abroad, Dr Prabath Nanayakkara

Adapting to Survive: The Future of Internal Medicine in the USA, Professor Jeff Greenwald

 

PLENARY 4: MISUSE OF LEGAL AND ILLEGAL DRUGS

Party Drugs: Past, Present and Future, Dr Paul Benner

Practical Drug Intervention in the Acute Hospital Setting, George Benson and Steven Reid

 

PARALLEL 2.3: NURSING ON THE AMU

Dr Liz Myers

Dr Julia Egan

 

PARALLEL 3.1: ACUTE MEDICAL PROBLEMS IN PREGNANCY

The Acute Physician’s Approach to the Pregnant Patient, Dr Anita Banerjee

Hyper and Hypoglycaemia in Pregnancy, Dr Anne Dornhorst

Venous Thrombo-embolism in Pregnancy, Dr Lorraine Albon

Hypertensive and Renal Disorders in Pregnancy, Dr Mark Temple

 

PARALLEL 3.2: PHYSIOLOGY WE NEED AT THE FRONT DOOR

Cardiology, Dr Rachel Myles

 

PARALLEL 3.3: NURSING ON THE AMU

The Role of the Healthcare Assistant: Developing Standards for an AMU, Liz Lees

Reducing Paperwork without Increasing Risk, Elaine Clark

 

PARALLEL 3.4: PHARMACISTS: IMPROVING QUALITY ON THE AMU

IT and Innovation within Pharmacy, Kandarp Thakkar

Credentialing on the AMU: Competency Framework for Acute Medicine Pharmacy, James Allen

 

PARALLEL 4.1: OUTPATIENT ANTI-MICROBIAL THERAPY (OPAT)

OPAT in the UK. Who, Why and How? Dr Andrew Seaton

 

PARALLEL 4.2: AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA IN ACUTE MEDICINE

What can Twitter do for an ‘Ordinary’ Working Doctor, Dr Patricia Cantley

 

PARALLEL 4.3: THRIVING, NOT SURVIVING, IN THE SMALLER HOSPITAL

Who’s Remote Now? Joint Working and Professional Relationships with Larger Centres, Miss Sarah Prince

A 21st Century General Physician for the Hinterland, Dr Patrick Byrne

Getting the Best out of Training in the Smaller/Remote Hospital, Dr Pauline Wilson

 

MASTERCLASSES

Interpretation of Head and Cervical Spine XRays, Dr Colin Noble

 

FRIDAY 4TH OCTOBER

PLENARY 5: THE TSUNAMI OF OBESITY AND THE AMU

Metabolic Challenges in the Obese Patient, Professor John Wass

Complex Respiratory Problems in Obese Patients, Dr Nick Oscroft

Not Over When the Surgery is Done: Surgical Complications of Obesity, Mr Gianluca Bonanomi

More than a Big Bed: Nursing the Obese Patient, Nuala Davison

 

PARALLEL 5.1: COMMON PROBLEMS ARE COMMON…

In Cancer Complications, Dr Andrew Clark

In Dermatology, Dr Angela Drummond

 

PARALLEL 5.2: ENSURING QUALITY IN THE MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM

The 21st Century Ward Round: Leading Into the Future, Dr Yogi Amin

Optimising Simulation for Inter-Professional Education, Dr Michael Moneypenny

Medication Safety and the Extended Team, Vanessa Marvin

 

PLENARY 6: WHAT IS THE TIPPING POINT ON THE AMU?

On the Predictability of Chaos, Dr Allan Cameron

Is there a Compassion Deficit in Nursing? Professor Anne Marie Rafferty

Risk and Safety: A Fine Balance, Dr Suzette Woodward

 

PARALLEL 6.1: THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES

Paroxysms of Atrial Fibrillation: Persistent or Just Procrastinated? Dr Cliff Mann

Medicines Management and the Unwell Parkinson’s Patient, Dr Belinda Kessel

 

PARALLEL 6.2: WHAT’S NEW IN ACUTE MEDICINE RESEARCH

NEWS Travels: Exploring the Performance of NEWS in a Dutch ED, Dr Nadia Alam

Difficulties in Defining Quality: Preliminary Findings of a Scottish Audit of Acute Medical Care, Dr Lindsay Reid

 

PLENARY 7: CALL AND RESPONSE

How did we miss the Warnings? Professor Sir Brian Jarman

Fitzgerald Peel Lecture: Delivery of Care in the Acute Setting: Lessons from the the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Inquiry, Robert Francis, QC

 

 

 

 

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