The 6th Annual Critical Care Symposium took place on the 23rd and 24th of April 2009 at the Ramada Piccadilly Hotel in Manchester and was a great success.

The faculty that presented at the event can be found listed below, including topics. Links to the audio file containing the session, will be available again shortly. Once avaiiable, these files will either play in an audio player or you will the asked to download the file. An online jukebox version will be available in due course. Slides from a selection of presentations will additionally be available shortly.

Speaker Topic
Professor Mervyn Singer To what extent is critical illness an iatrogenic compilication The pivoral role of the mitochondrion in MOF and recovery and approaches to reverse mitochondrial dysfunction The kidney: A great misunderstood organ
Dr Yasser Sakr Selenium in critical illness Do we need to reassess out transfusion triggers
Dr Mahesh Nirmalan Mediators in myocardial dysfunction in sepsis Fish oils – Should we use it in ICU
Professor Mark Bellamy Liver in sepsis Liver failure and brain
Dr Jonathan Rhodes Cooling after TBI Managing conflicts after brain injury – High PEEPARDS fluids
Professor Joe Lex Lytics in acute stroke: what is the fuss All about contrast Skeptics guide to the literature Hanging and strangulation injuries
Professor Clifford Deutschman
Mr Mike Darwin
Professor Tony McLean Echocardiography in spetic shock
Professor Joachim Boldt
Dr Michael Kuiper Delirium in the ITU
ICU acquired weakness
Post cardiac arrest management
Sv O2 and EGDT
Professor Didier Payen Genetic signature in septic shock
Microcirculation – What the clinician should know
Sugar and oxidative stress – Is it relevant for the children
Dr Farhan Kapadia Physiology of exercise – Implication for physiological reserve and critical care HITS in the ICU
Dr John Orton Introduction