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

OA14 Dublin, Day 1 - Thursday 22nd May 2014

0915

Anaesthesia interventions and birth outcome – Labouring under an illusion?

Dr Matt Wilson

0940

Postpartum pain – Does it exist; can we prevent it?

Dr Alison MacArthur

1005

Enhanced recovery – Who wants it?

Dr Nuala Lucas

1030

Questions

Drs Wilson/MacArthur/Lucas

1122

Cardiac function & structure using transthoracic

echocardiography in term HIV positive women

M Gibbs

1115

Accuracy and precision of the ultrasound cardiac output

monitor (USCOM 1A) in pregnancy: comparison with 3-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography

HM McNamara

1130

Choice of drugs for neuraxial labour analgesia:
An OAA approved survey of current practice

V Nalawade

1137

Haemodynamics using transthoracic echocardiography
in women with untreated preeclampsia in South Africa

AT Dennis

1145

Measurement of epidural insertion pressures in labouring

women of varying body mass indices (BMIs)

MYK Wee

1152

Pharmacokinetics of ondansetron in non-pregnant and pregnant women

B Carvalho

1205

Most influential papers – The past 10 years

Dr Barbara Scavone

1215

Most influential papers – The past 10 years

Dr Brendan Carvalho

1225

Most influential papers – The past 10 years

Dr David Bogod

1235

Most influential papers – questions

Drs Scavone/Carvalho/Bogod

1345

Transthoracic echocardiography
– An essential tool for the obstetric anaesthetist?

Dr Brendan Carvalho

1410

OAA/DAS airway management guidelines update

Dr Mary Mushambi

1435

General anaesthesia in obstetric practice – What’s new?

Dr Matt Rucklidge

1500

Questions

Drs Carvalho/Mushambi/Rucklidge