Focus on Resuscitation – 10th September 2014

Dr. Wanscher (Denmark)

In-hospital resuscitation: Dr.Wanscher

The European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) are delighted to welcome Dr. Michael Wanscher and Dr. Steen Barnung to Ireland to speak on Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia at the 3rd Annual Conference in Surfing Medicine, The Glasshouse, Sligo on 10th September 2014.

Steen Barnung

Pre-hospital perspective: Dr.Barnung

Dr. Barnung and Wanscher will share their experience from the Danish Præstø Fjord boating accident in 2011 where seven (7) patients with profound (Median Temperature: 18.4°C; Range: 15.5-20.2°C) accidental hypothermic circulatory arrest were successfully resuscitated using a management approach that employed extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) rewarming, successive periods of therapeutic hypothermia and sedated normothermia, and intensive neurorehabilitation. Furthermore, seven (7) other hypothermic victims (Minimum Core Temperature: 23°C) that did not suffer circulatory arrest also survived the accident.

ResuscitationReference:

Wanscher et al.  Outcome of accidental hypothermia with or without circulatory arrest: experience from the Danish Præstø Fjord boating accident. Resuscitation. 2012 Sep;83(9):1078-84. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634431

Day Tickets Now Available!

Tickets for the 10th September and 12th September at the 3rd Annual Conference in Surfing Medicine are available at a cost of €125.00/person/day.

REGISTER using the relevant coupon code, i.e. DAYTICKET10SEPT or DAYTICKET12SEPT. Ticket numbers are limited. Don’t be disappointed. Secure your place at Conference 2014!

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