Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association
Promoting the highest standards of anaesthetic practice in the care of mother and baby

Cases & Clinical Challenges in Obstetric Anaesthesia

Church House

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Acute dyspnoea in labour

0950

Dr Sarah Armstrong

An unusual post partum haemorrhage

1010

Dr Philip Barclay

1030

Placenta percreta and HELLP syndrome

Dr Thierry Girard

DEBATE: This house believes that point of care coagulation testing devices should be mandatory on the labour ward

1050

Discussion

1130

Opening vote, and Proposer

Dr Rachel Collis

1150

Opposer

Dr James Bamber

1210

Debate and vote

Dr Robin Russell

1230

A very difficult airway!

Dr Katie Cranfield &
Dr Rupert Gauntlett

LAUNCH OF THE OAA/DAS OBSTETRIC AIRWAY GUIDELINES

1400

Failed tracheal intubation in obstetrics – why do we need a guideline?

Dr Chris Elton

1420

Failed intubation, wake or proceed – individualizing decision making

Dr Mary Mushambi

1440

Evolution of obstetric airway management – evidence-based or magical thinking?

Dr Roanne Preston

1510

Discussion

DEBATE: This house believes that it is time to abandon the traditional rapid sequence induction in obstetrics

1600

Proposer

Dr Ellen O’Sullivan

Awaiting permission

1620

Opening vote

1620

Opposer

Dr Matt Wilson

1640

Debate and vote