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 6 March 2019

Discussion

1030

A numb leg after an epidural

0935

Dr Harikumar Sivakumar

Dyspnoea in pregnancy

0950

Prof Thierry Girard

ECMO in pregnancy

1010

Dr Guy Glover

(apologies for the audio interference on some recordings)

DEBATE:

Intrathecal catheters should always be standard management
in the event of accidental dural puncture in a labouring woman

1115

Opening vote

1115

Proposer

Dr Jeremy Campbell

1135

Opposer

Dr Sarah Armstrong

1155

Discussion & closing vote

1345

High spinal blocks – case presentation

Dr Susie Robinson

1400

High spinal blocks – why do they happen?

Dr Nuala Lucas

1420

Discussion

1430

Hyponatraemia case 1

Dr Olubukola Akindele

1440

Hyponatraemia case 2

Dr Katie Stewart

1450

Hyponatraemia in pregnancy - issues for anaesthetists

Dr Arani Pillai

1510

Discussion

1545

Myasthenia gravis in pregnancy

Dr Katie Russell

1605

Discussion

DEBATE:

The caesarean section rate is an inappropriate outcome

measure for maternity services

1610

Opening vote

1610

Proposer

Dr Felicity Plaat

1630

Opposer

Dr Ed Prosser-Snelling

1650

Discussion and closing vote