We are please to announce the 9th Annual Critical Care Symposium taking place on the 26th and 27th April 2012 at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel (formally the Ramada Piccadilly), Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4PH.

This year faculty members include

Dr Richard Beale London, UK
Dr John Butler Manchester, UK
Prof Jean-Daniel Chiche Paris, France
Prof Daren Heyland Ontario, Canada
Dr Eric Hodgson Durban, South Africa
Prof Amal Jubran Hines, USA
Prof Brian Kavanagh Toronto, Canada
Prof David Linton Jerusalem, Israel
Dr Manu Malbrain Leuven, Belgium
Prof John Marshall Toronto, Canada
Prof Claude Martin Marseille, France
Prof Marco Ranieri Turin, Italy
Dr Andrew Rhodes London, UK
Prof Tarek Sharshar Paris, France
Prof Michel Slama Amiens, France
Prof Fang Gao Smith Warwick, UK
Prof Jean Louis Vincent Brussels, Belgium
Dr Gorazd Voga Celje, Slovenia

Topics being covered

  • Infection
  • Sepsis
  • Nutrition
  • Neuro Critical Care
  • Ventilation
  • Respiratory System
  • Research
  • Echocardiography
  • End of Life Care
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
  • Pro-Con Debates

As usual, a number of tutorial and workshop sessions will also be running during the symposium. This year’s areas are

  • A New Approach to NG Feeding Tubes
  • Echocardiographic Assessment of Shock
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
  • Weaning from Ventilation
  • ICU Research
  • End of Life Care
  • Nutrition in ICU

This meeting is supported by 12 Continuing Medical Education points.

The meeting is being supported by Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Thermo Scientific and other Health Care Industries