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Brain, Mind and Muscle (Joint meeting with the Liverpool Society of Anaesthetists)

  • Date: Thursday 14th March 2019 from 2.00-5.00 pm (Lunch from 1.00-2.00 pm)
  • Venue: Haydock Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12 0HQ
  • Members £0.00
  • Non Members £

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1.00 pm
Lunch & Registration

2.00 pm
Parkinson’s disease and anaesthesia   (CPD Code 1A02, 2A03, 2A12)
Dr David Chambers, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist, Salford Royal NHS FT


Review of the pathophysiology and clinical features of Parkinson’s disease.  Usual pharmacological management of Parkinson’s disease patients.  Perioperative management of Parkinson’s disease for both elective and emergency anaesthesia.

2.40 pm
Theme: Anaesthesia and Neuromuscular disorders   (CPD Code )

3.20 pm

3.40 pm
Anaesthesia and Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy  (CPD Code )
Dr Davandra Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia & Pain Management, Manchester University NHS FT (RMCH)


Dr Patel will talk about DMD, its diagnosis, clinical manifestation and recent advances in management.  He will also discuss the preoperative investigations used to assess fitness for surgery and the anaesthesia technique for these patients.

4.20 pm
Speaker to be confirmed  (CPD Code )

5.00 pm