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    November 23-25th 2017
    Hilton Congress Centre, Antwerp, Belgium

    We are very pleased to announce the Sixth International Fluid Academy Days, which will take place on November 23-25th 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium. The aim of this sixth edition is again to review recent advances in fluid management, and hemodynamic and organ function monitoring in the critical care setting in a comprehensive manner for intensivists, anaesthesiologists and emergency physicians as well as interested internists and surgeons. However the meeting will deal with any broad topic related to critical care. As always it is also a great way to promote professional interaction between faculty members, participants and delegates of the industry. This website is regularly updated. Last modification by Adminstrator (Manu Malbrain) on March 19th 2017 at 10:00 AM

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  • About iFAD

    The iFAD started as local initiative form the pharmaceutical working group on fluids from the Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen (www.zna.be). Today iFAD is integrated within the not-for-profit charitable organization iMERiT, International Medical Education and Research Initiative, under Belgian law and as such the iFAD Organising Committee strongly recognizes and values a constructive partnership with the industry.

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  • Brand new website!

    The IFAD website content is based on the philosophy of FOAM (Free Open Access Medical education – #FOAMed). The organising committee gives their time freely and receives no financial benefit. This in part explains the wonderful passions for philanthropy, sharing, education and innovation that make the IFAD unique.

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  • Free Open Access Medical Education and Member Benefits

    The International Fluid Academy adheres to the FOAM principles for all website visitors: FREE Open Access Medical Education (#FOAMed #FOAMcc #FOAMus).

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    We are very pleased to announce the Sixth International Fluid Academy Days, which will take place on November 23-25th 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium. The aim of this sixth edition is again to review recent advances in fluid management, and hemodynamic and organ function monitoring in the critical care setting in a comprehensive manner for intensivists, anaesthesiologists and emergency physicians as well as interested internists and surgeons. However the meeting will deal with any broad topic related to critical care. As always it is also a great way to promote professional interaction between faculty members, participants and delegates of the industry.

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  • iFAD history

    The iFAD started as local initiative from the pharmaceutical working group on fluids from the Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen (www.zna.be). Today iFAD is integrated within the not-for-profit charitable organization iMERiT...

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Articles in Category: IFAD 2015

5th IFAD Free Full Text Reviews

5th IFAD Free Full Text Reviews

Free Open Access Reviews

From Annual Update in Fluid Management and Hemodynamic Monitoring

Below you can find the links to the full text open access of the review papers published in relation to the 5th IFAD (International Fluid Academy Days), held in Antwerp, Belgium, November 26-28, 2015

IFAD Day 2

IFAD Day 2

IFAD2015 Day 2 Blog summary

Opening Lecture: Perioperative fluids - How restrictive should we go? (M. Mythen)

Distinct from the critical care situation

Guiding fluid therapy - Knowledge and experience vs advanced haemodynamic monitoring

Summary of 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

Summary of 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound (CACU 2015) Summary Blog

It’s the end of a busy day at the 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound (CACU) course as part of the 5th International Fluid Academy Day. A mixture of lectures from experts within the field of echocardiography and ultrasound and the all important practical hands on experience.
A timetable of the day’s activity, which was divided into beginners and advanced is shown below. The sheer breadth of knowledge and practical potential of ultrasound meant that there was something for everyone.

New IFAD App ready for use

New IFAD App ready for use

5th International Fluid Academy Days: Conference App

You can download the free Whova Mobile App on your mobile device before or during the conference and plan ahead to make the most of your "5th International Fluid Academy Days 2015" experience. The app offers a unique set of features to help you access mobile brochures and network with other attendees at the conference.

IFAD 2015 Day 1

IFAD 2015 Day 1

IFAD 2015: November 26, 2015

Introduction and Welcome to the 5th IFAD Meeting! (M. Malbrain)

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    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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