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

OA18 Belfast, Day 2 - Friday 25th May 2018

0940

Programmed Intermittent Epidural Boluses (PIEB) Versus Patient Controlled Epidural Analgesia Without Background Infusion for Labour Analgesia:
The Effects On Local Anaesthetic Consumption And Maternal Motor Function: A Randomised, Double-Blind Study in Nulliparous Women

J Schildermans

0950

A new checklist to improve safety for emergency general anaesthesia in the obstetric population

LF Sellar

1010

Assessment of exercise capacity and oxygen utilisation, and the prediction of pre-eclampsia in women in early pregnancy using the Six Minute Walk Test

AT Dennis

0930

TEG 6 viscoelastography: A normal range in non-pregnant and pregnant controls and early in post-partum haemorhage (PPH)

LRM French

1000

Audio recording of consent discussions - attitudes of patients undergoing elective caesarean section

CL Ivermee

1100

Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy

Dr Neil Black

withheld at presenter's request

1125

Anaesthetic management of the obese parturient

Dr Terry Tan

1150

Cardiac disease in the parturient

Dr Chris Lockhart

withheld at presenter's request

1215

Discussion

1430

Lateral thinking by obstetric anaesthetists

Dr Mike Kinsella

Debate: This house believes that remifentanil PCA should be removed from the labour ward

1500

Pro: Dr Aditi Modi

1520

Con: Dr Damien Hughes

withheld at presenter's request

1540

Discussion