London Cardiac Arrest Symposium Conference Information


Programme Agenda

Tuesday 11th December 2018
Time Title Speaker
09.20 - 09.30
09.30 - 10.00 Community CPR
Q1: What is the incidence of OHCA and survival rates?
Q2: How can first responders improve survival?
Q3: How can technology help?
Professor Mark Wilson
10.00 - 10.30 Kids saving lives
Q1: What age can children perform CPR?
Q2: What is the kids saving lives campaign?
Q3: How can we influence health ministers?
Dr Andy Lockey
10.30 - 11.00 Global Resuscitation Alliance 10 Programs to Improve OHCA Survival
Q1: What is the Global Resuscitation Alliance?
Q2: What are the 10 Programs to improve survival?
Q3: What has been achieved so far?
Professor Marcus Ong
11.00 - 11.25 Coffee Break
11.25 - 11.50 Airway management in cardiac arrest
Q1: What are the options?
Q2: What can we learn from recent RCTs?
Q3: Will the guidelines change?
Professor Jerry Nolan
11.50 - 12.15 Mechanical CPR
Q1: What mechanical devices are available?
Q2: What is the evidence that they improve outcome?
Q3: What is their current role in OHCA and IHCA?
Dr Theresa Olasveengen
12.15 - 13.00 Keynote Address - Sudden cardiac death in athletes Professor Sanjay Sharma
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 - 14.30 New techniques in CPR
Q1: What is the latest in ACD and ITD CPR?
Q2: Should we consider head-up CPR?
Q3: Should we vasoconstrict or vasodilate or both?
Professor Keith Lurie
14.30 - 15.00 Targeted temperature management
Q1: Should we start TTM during cardiac arrest?
Q2: What is the optimal target temperature?
Q3: What is the optimal duration?
Dr Matt Wise
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 16.15 Pro-Con Debate - Extracorporeal CPR should be implemented more widely in the UK Pro - Dr Simon Finney
Con - Prof Gavin Perkins
16.15 - 16.45 Endovascular techniques in cardiac arrest
Q1: What could be available?
Q2: How would it work?
Q3: What are the challenges to implementation?
Professor Jim Manning
16.45 - 17.15 Cardiac arrest centres
Q1: What are cardiac arrest centres?
Q2: Does regionalisation of cardiac arrest care improve outcomes?
Q3: What are the implications of regionalisation for other hospitals?
Dr Matt Thomas