- South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia

SEDDA Anaesthetic Grand Rounds - July / December 2014

Programme Schedule: Wednesday 7.30am





Aug 19th

Vas Access Lecture – Seminar Room,ERC

Dr Alan McShane


Aug 20th

CVC Access Workshop – PACU



Aug 27th

Meta-analysis – Seminar Room,ERC

Dr G Imberger


Sept 3rd


Ultrasound guided - Upper Limb

Regional Anaesthesia – Seminar Room,ERC

Dr D Breslin



Sept 10th

Airway Workshop- PACU-

Dr L Crowley


Sept 17th

One Lung Ventilation

Dr K McKeating

Cormac O’Connor

Sept 24th

Peri-operative Management of Patients with Anorexia Nervosa

Dr C Burlacu

Dr C Efrimescu

Oct 1st


Dr L Crowley


Oct 8th

Advances in Neuromodulatoin

Dr D O’Keeffe


Oct 15th

Anaesthesia for Liver Transplant

Dr F Naughton

Dr K Sheshadri

Oct 22nd

Anaesthesia for Triple AAA

Dr C Nolan

Dr R Carroll

Oct 29th

Mid-term break



Nov 5th

COA - Hospital Inspection



Nov 12th


Dr J Boylan

Dr B Walsh

Nov 19th

Pre-emptive Analgesia

Dr P Murphy


Nov 26th

Update on PONV

Dr C Nolan

Dr E Ryan

Dec 3rd


Dr C Nolan

Dr C Black

Dec 10th

Morbidity & Mortality

Dr L Crowley

Dr N Dooley






Grand Rounds - Education & Research Centre, SVUH

Grand Rounds Archives 2014 (July - December)
Grand Rounds Archives 2014 (January - June)

Grand Rounds Archives 2013 (July - December)
Grand Rounds Archives 2013 (January - June)
Grand Rounds Archives 2012 (June - December)
Grand Rounds Archives 2012 (January - June)


ICU Continuing Education

Programme Schedule:  Tuesday 7.30am (updated monthly)



Consultant Chairing

Aug 5th

Acute Liver Failure

Dr Donal Ryan

Aug 12th

Variceal Haemorrhage

Dr Andrew Westbrook

Aug 19th

RRT 1  - postponed

Dr Kieran Crowley

Aug 26th

RRT 1 - no meet due to missed txt

Dr Kieran Crowley

Sept 2nd


Dr Kieran Crowley

Sept 9th

Management of the OLT Patient

Dr Donal Ryan

Sept 16th


Dr Kieran Crowley

Sept 23rd

Initial Management of Shock

Dr Donal Ryan

Sept 30th

Waveforms 2

Dr Kieran Crowley

Oct 7th

Waveforms 2

Dr Kieran Crowley

Oct 14th

Arise & Statins – Recent Studies

Prof. Alistair Nichol

Oct 21st

Soft Tissue Infection

Dr Donal Ryan

Oct 28th


Dr Eoin Feeney, Infection Disease Cons




ICU Conference Room, * case presentations by Registrars


Intensive Care Medicine Journal Club

Programme Schedule:  Thursday 7.30am (monthly)



Main Speaker

Jul 27th

PAC-MAN study: Harvey S et al. Lancet 2005 Aug 6-12; 366(9484):472-7.


MERIT study: Lancet 2005 Jun 18-24; 365(9477):2091-7.

Dr Bill Walsh


Dr Naveen Jalota

Aug 21st

A Randomised Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic Shock. The ProCESS Investigators.
NEJM 2014;370: 1683-1693


TRICC trial: Paul C. Hébert, al. NEJM 1999;340:409-417

Dr Cormac O’Connor


Dr Rizwan Ali

Sept 18th

Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Guérin C et al.
NEJM 2013; 368: 2159-2168


Effect of Early versus Late Tracheostomy Placement on Survival in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation.

The TracMan Randomized trial. Young et al. JAMA 2013;309:2121-2129

Dr Thomas Drew


Dr Andrew Kiugu

Oct 16th

SAFE study. NEJM 2004;350:2247-56

Intensive versus Conventional Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients.
The NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators. NEJM 2009; 360:1283-1297

Dr Colin Black


Dr Nessa Dooley

Nov 13th

Ventilation with lower tidal volumes as compared with traditional tidal volumes for acute lung injury and
the acute respiratory distress syndrome. NEJM 2000;342:1301-1308


Intensity of Continuous Renal-Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Patients.
The RENAL Replacement Therapy Study Investigators. NEJM 2009; 361: 1627-1638

Dr Francesa Holt

Dr Roseita Carroll

Dec 11th

OSCAR trial. Fergusson ND et al. NEJM 2013;368:795-805


Oscillate trial. Young D et al. NEJM 2013;368:806-13

Dr Rita Chaudri


Dr David Greaney




Lecture Room ICU (beside staff room) SVUH


Simulation Training - Mondays



Main Speaker

Sept 8th

Session for Junior Anaesthetists only (first year of training in Anaesthesia)


Sept 29th

Joint Intensive Care – Emergency Medicine Session


Oct 20th



Nov 10th

Joint Intensive Care – Emergency Medicine Sessions


Dec 8th






Simulation Lab - Old Ward Block – 7.30 a.m. Sharp