Blog: IFAD 2017

Welcome to the IFA blog! Our blog will give us a unique opportunity to share news, updates and conference content, while also offering a place for us to interact with our community. If you’re wondering what you can expect from the content you find on our blog, and how the information here differs from the information you may find on our website, read on.

Monitoring in Sepsis and ARDS

Monitoring in Sepsis and ARDS

PiCCO

Swan-Ganz

Ultrasound

Impedance

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Fluids in special groups

Fluids in special groups

Elderly

Right heart failure

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Successful markers of resuscitation

Successful markers of resuscitation

Pros and Cons of Diuresis
Pros and Cons of S(c)vO2
Pros and Cons of endtidal CO2
Pros and Cons of Lactate

by @concernecus

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Honorary Day 2 Opening Lectures

Honorary Day 2 Opening Lectures

Fluid overload and the lungs

How a little girl saved the world

The sodium conundrum

The use of blood purification systems in sepsis

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A collection of specially released Free and Open Access papers as part of #IFAD2017

A collection of specially released Free and Open Access papers as part of #IFAD2017

#FOAMed #FOAMCC

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Fluid Overload Revisited

Fluid Overload Revisited

Three great talks on the topics of over transfusion, oedema and the furosemide challenge. Blog post written by Matt Rowland (@matthewjrowland).

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The hypotensive oedematous septic patient

The hypotensive oedematous septic patient

What would these experts do?

 

AND a commentary by @concernecus

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IFA research

IFA research

Highlighting the trials sponsored by the International Fluid Academy...

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Optimising the perioperative patient

Optimising the perioperative patient

A perioperative guide - a blog by @iamyourgasman

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The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

@concernecus summarises the 'Too much fluid?' session at #IFAD2017 

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Opening Plenary

Opening Plenary

Sepsis 3.0 Was it worth the wait?
Less is more: what is the best frequency of routine investigations?
Avoiding Massive Transfusion
60 years on from Shires and Moore’s plea for ‘Moderation’: Culture eats evidence for breakfast

 

- written by @matthewjrowland and @matrix_mania

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The First Annual BEACH (BElgian Annual eCmo Hands-on) Course

The First Annual BEACH (BElgian Annual eCmo Hands-on) Course

ECMO musings by @Concernecus (Brandan Riordan)

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Medical Statistics

Medical Statistics

A workshop delivered by some of the brightest mines and active researchers. Blog written by Duncan Chambler (@DuncanChambler)

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Workshop on how to understand the glycocalyx (WS2)

Workshop on how to understand the glycocalyx (WS2)

LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Emphasising the endothelial glycocalyx as a luminal extension of intracellular structural proteins, regulating intracellular processes like intercellular adhesion and NO synthesis. It is continually growing/ shedding.

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IFAD Hemodynamics Workshop

IFAD Hemodynamics Workshop

A full-day workshop chaired by Joris Lemson. Blog post written by Matt Morgan (@Matrix_Mania).

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Workshop on how to talk like TED (WS8)

Workshop on how to talk like TED (WS8)

So you think you are a good teacher? Do you want to improve your presentation skills? Read this.

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Workshop on fluid stewardship

Workshop on fluid stewardship

Fluid prescribing has been shown to be associated with significant morbidity and mortality and many patients who receive intravenous fluids suffer iatrogenic harm. Now is time to do better!

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1st BEACH course

1st BEACH course

This workshop will outline the basic principles of extracorporeal life support made easy by key-experts in the field and is NOT to be missed...

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Workshop on Nutrition Stewardship

Workshop on Nutrition Stewardship

Now is the time to learn everything you wanted to know on nutritional stewardship in the critically ill but were afraid to ask...

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Workshop on Sepsis Stewardship

Workshop on Sepsis Stewardship

Now is the time to learn everything you wanted to know on sepsis stewardship in the critically ill but were afraid to ask: don't miss out and sit on the fornt row with key experts...

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4th CACU: Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

4th CACU: Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

Join us for a full day course comprising of lectures, interactive sessions and practical hands-on time on various modalities of point-of-care ultrasound with experienced international faculty

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Abstract Submission Deadline

Abstract Submission Deadline

The most engaging meeting on Fluid Therapy in the Criticaly Ill. Because of high demand we have extended the abstract submission deadline for the 6th International Fluid Academy Days untill October 15th .

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6th IFAD Registration Open

6th IFAD Registration Open

Join us in Antwerp, the end of November for the 6th International Fluid Academy Days (iFAD), a concise 3-day Critical Care symposium on fluid management and organ function monitoring in the critically ill.

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6th IFAD Merchandise

6th IFAD Merchandise

Order your original IFAD goodies when registering for the 6th IFAD meeting

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Satellite Masterclass Symposium on cytokine removal

Satellite Masterclass Symposium on cytokine removal

Capillary leakage is one major cause of intravasal fluid deficiency. This may result in hypotension and cardiocirculatory shock necessitating fluid resuscitation. Follow this Masterclass and learn more on cytokine removal...

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Workshop on How to talk like TED?

Workshop on How to talk like TED?

This workshop is based on the historical battle between Rob and Paul held at SMACC Chicago in 2015 entitled “Predicting Fluid Responsiveness is a Waste of Time”. For those who have missed it in 2015 here is your chance to relive history.

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Workshop on Medical Statistics

Workshop on Medical Statistics

Now is the time to learn from experts like Prof Luciano Gattinoni on everything you wanted to know on evidence-based medicine but were afraid to ask...

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Workshop on PK/PD

Workshop on PK/PD

Now is the time to learn everything you wanted to know on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) of antibiotics in the ICU but were afraid to ask...

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