9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Cuisle Beatha Palliative Medicine Conference
Go West Conference & Event Management
Furbo
Galway, Ireland
http://www.cuislebeatha.ie/
Cuisle Beatha Palliative Medicine Conference
Cuisle Beatha
http://www.cuislebeatha.ie/
Go West Conference & Event Management
Furbo
Galway
Ireland

Schedule of Presentations:

Friday, November 22, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
08:00:00 Registration and opportunity to visit exhibition stands.
08:50:00 Welcome Address.
09:00:00 Hereditary gastrointestinal tumours - family assessment and genetic testing.
09:20:00 The feasibility of screening for familial colorectal cancer in Ireland.
09:45:00 Questions & Answers.
09:50:00 Advances in oncological management of GI tumours. Gregory Leonard
10:10:00 Side effects of antiemetics.
10:20:00 Should all patients with advanced pancreatic cancer have a Coeliac block and if so early rather than late?
10:40:00 Tea/Coffee.
11:10:00 Complicated gynaecological surgery combined with GI surgical approach with resulant quality of life outcomes.
11:40:00 Role of surgery for patients with complex lower GI tumours in aiding quality of Living. Myles Joyce
11:40:00 Role of surgery for patients with complex lower GI tumours in aiding quality of Living. Myles Joyce
12:00:00 Can rectal stents help quality of life for patients with rectal tumours unfit for surgery? Eddie Myers
12:20:00 Management of intestinal obstruction the A-Z
12:40:00 Audit of Venting Pegs.
12:50:00 Questions and Answers.
13:00:00 Lunch.
14:00:00 Surgical interventions for patients with upper GI tumours.
14:20:00 An overview of the problem of organising pneumonias in patients cured from upper GI tumours.
14:40:00 Hypothesis driven discussion on "Helping patients dying from the cure of upper GI Malignancies have a full life"
14:55:00 Case Reports/Research.
15:25:00 Questions & Answers.
15:35:00 Tea/Coffee.
16:00:00 Targin (oxycodone-naloxone) - the opioid of choice in cancer pain with particular benefit in opioid-induced constipation. Bart Morlion
16:20:00 Intractable symptoms in patients in remission or not from GI Malignancy - are we missing medically reversible problems?
16:40:00 A comprehensive overview of control of nausea and vomiting with the role of Somatostatin Analogue in the management of GI symptons.
16:55:00 Stoma care in the palliative setting - fistulae management - a case study. Mary Quigley
17:05:00 The selection of patients for NG-Peg feeding or TPN for patients with malignant GI Tumours
17:25:00 Assessment of swallow problems for patients with upper GI malignancy.
17:35:00 TPN in advanced GI cancer patients: can we develop a national protocol to guide appropriate management?
17:55:00 Questions & Answers.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
08:00:00 Registration and opportunity to visit exhibition stands.
08:50:00 Welcome Address
09:00:00 Case Review
09:15:00 Ventilation V's Nippi (Non invasive Ventilation)- The Irish Experience.
09:45:00 The Australian Experience.
10:15:00 Questions & Answers.
10:30:00 Coffee break.
11:00:00 Do the dying need assistance? Tony O'Brien
11:20:00 What legal protocol should we follow when a patient near end of life wants to change a will?
11:40:00 Advance directives - the solution?
12:20:00 Question & Answers.
12:30:00 Lunch.
13:30:00 Interim results on using quality of life information as a clinical tool. Veronica McInerney
13:50:00 Doses of opioids and sedation used in the last week of life in patients in GUH.
14:00:00 Doses of opioids and sedation used in the last week of life in patients in Roscommon
14:10:00 Review of referrals to Palliative Care from ICU & HDU. Patricia O' Brien
14:20:00 Addressing respiratory secretions at the end of life.
14:30:00 Questions & Answers.
14:40:00 Ethics & Complex Cases, What's reasonable management nowadays? or How "extraordinary" medical management is becoming "ordinary"
15:00:00 Nursing aspects of DNR
15:20:00 Oncological advances means more disease reversibility with potentially more hospitalization but a better quality of life.
15:40:00 Tea/Coffee
16:00:00 The Schedule for the Evaluation of Individual Quality of Life (SEIQoL)
16:30:00 Debate on Diagnosing Dying
17:00:00 Home from Aotearoa. Sinead Donnelly
17:15:00 Special screening of Going Home.
17:40:00 Ms Aimee Banks, Soprano, Gealscoil Mhic Amhlaigh, Galway.
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