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

OA19 Gateshead, Day 2 - Friday 24th May 2019

0930

APICS: Acupuncture for the prevention of intrathecal diamorphine-induced itch in elective caesarean section:
a randomised controlled trial

J O'Keeffe

0940

Early Fibrinogen not Predictive of Progression to

Massive PPH after OBS Cymru Complex Intervention

T Kitchen

0950

Defining decision to delivery interval

E Harty

1000

The incidence of Umbilical Cord Hyponatraemia

M Priestley

1010

Contrasting patterns of expression of central neuroimmune mediators in pregnant women at term: Active labour vs. elective caesarean delivery; A non-randomised observational study

P Kennelly

1020

Overcoming language barriers using an information video on spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section: implementation and impact on maternal anxiety

JM Purcell-Jones

1100

Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension CSF leaks

Dr Dave Butteriss

1125

Capacity and court of protection in the pregnant patient

Ms Nageena Khalique QC

1155

Neuroanaesthesia in the pregnant patient

Dr Judith Dinsmore

1220

Discussion

1230

The Bruce Scott Lecture

Prof Lesley Regan

Debate: This house believes that intra-operative cell salvage should be used in all caesarean sections

1500

Introduction and opening vote

1500

Proposer: Dr Cathy Ralph

1520

Opposer: Dr Malcolm Broom

1540

Discussion and closing vote