ORICS Spring meeting 2015

ORICS Spring meeting
Medical updates and ECMO for the general intensivist

The Oxford Regional Intensive Care Society Spring meeting was on Wednesday the 22nd of April in Milton Keynes University Hospital.



1 Case presentation – the talk was based on this (partially redacted) poster VF arrest in hypercalcaemia

2 Advances in management of hypercalcaemia, Dr Asif Ali – slides available

3 Acute kidney injury in ICU, Dr Ram – slides available

4 Obesity and hypoventilation syndrome in ICU, Dr Randhawa – slides and audio available


1 Respiratory ECMO in the DGH – Dr Sachin Shah, Royal Brompton Hospital, London – slides available

2 Out of hospital cardiac arrest; a cardiologist’s perspective – Dr Ian Webb, King’s Hospital, London – slides and audio available

Poster competition winners


A local study of HIV testing in intensive care patients – should we move to opt-out testing? Dr Cyndi Goh

Molecular mechanisms of myocardial nitroso redox imbalance during cardiac surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass and therapeutic implications Dr Raja Jayaram


Written communication for ITU discharges: A quality improvement project Dr Daniel Bendel

VF arrest in hypercalcaemia Dr Maylin Oppenheimer (twitter)


An Audit of Intensive Care Registrar activity outside the unit Dr Charlotte Lees

The “Level 1” Pathway – lessons learnt at the Critical Care-Medicine interface. Dr George Chapman

Runners up

Arterial Line Safety on an ICU; An Audit of Current Practice Dr Charles Druffield

There and back again – Leptospirosis with Iron deficiency in a UK tourist Dr James Malycha (twitter)

MRI evaluation of post-tracheostomy tracheal stenosis in adults Dr Joel Meyer

Is no NEWS good NEWS? Dr Jon Bailey

Clarkson’s Syndrome – A last bastion of the PA Catheter Dr Andrew Chadwick


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