Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association
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Friday 11 June 2021


Session A9

Case reports in obstetric anaesthesia - highlights from 2021 abstracts

Presentation of case reports

Chair: Dr Jeremy Campbell & Dr Nicky Weale


Session A10

Safety in obstetric anaesthesia

What makes a maternity unit safe?

Panel discussion

Chair: Dr Fiona Donald

Prof Mary Dixon-Woods

Prof Marian Knight

Ms Susanna Stanford


Session A11

Where are we with COVID-19?

What we’ve learnt about COVID-19 in pregnancy

COVID-19 in pregnancy and anaesthetic outcomes

Chair: Dr Nuala Lucas

Prof Alison Rodger

Prof Ruth Landau


Session A12

Obstetric anaesthesia in the journals

Editors from top journals discuss some of the best obstetric anaesthetic papers from the last year

Chair: Dr David Bogod

Emeritus Prof Mike Paech

 Dr Louise Savic

Prof Ellen O’Sullivan

Prof Marc Van de Velde

Prof Jill Myhre


Sponsored Session supported by Sintetica

Optimising decision to delivery interval in emergency caesarean delivery

Dr Philip Barclay, Dr Damien Hughes and Dr Sarah Armstrong
discuss the latest NICE guidance around the decision to delivery interval in emergency


Session A13

Prizes and Awards

Chair: Dr Chris Elton


Session A14

Update in obstetric haemorrhage

Defining a role for point of care testing on the labour ward

Pharmacological management of obstetric haemorrhage


Chair: Dr Kirsty Maclennan

Dr Helen McNamara

Prof Marie-Pierre Bonnet


Session A15

Pick of the posters 2021

A selection of abstracts, highlighting their impact and relevance to our day-to-day practice

Chairs: Dr Robin Russell & Dr Nuala Lucas


Session A16

Obstetric anaesthesia internationally

Colleagues from around the world discuss practice and challenges in our subspeciality

Chair: Dr Chris Elton

Dr Mauricio Vasco, Colombia

Dr Sunil Pandya, India

Dr Susanne Ledin Eriksson, Sweden


Session A17

Tranexamic acid should be used as PPH prophylaxis in all caesarean sections


Chair: Dr Nuala Lucas

Pro: Dr James Bamber

Con: Dr Vinnie Sodhi