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Dubai Critical Care Conference26th - 28th February, 2016


Friday February 26, 2016 2 Sessions Half Day

Registration 15:00 – 16:00

Cardiac Critical Care 16:00 – 18:00
Speaker Topic
Dr. Murali Krishna Critical care aspects of acute coronary syndromes care
Dr. Ahmed Al Jaboury Acute management of Atrial fibrillation in critically ill patients
Dr. Salman Abdulaziz Reperfusion Strategies of Acute Pulmonary Embolism
Dr. Julian Barker New Horizon in Cardiac "ECMO" as a cardiac mechanical support tool
Dr. Pradeep Nambiar Post Cardiac Surgery Complications – Prevention & Management

Conference Inauguration & Coffee Break 18:00 – 19:00

Pulmonary Critical Care 19:00 – 21:00
Speaker Topic
Dr. Mohamed Rafique Community-acquired pneumonia: scores commonly used and what cases needs ICU admission
Dr. Antonio Artigas New therapeutic options for ARDS
Dr. Noureddine Nciri NIV in Hypoxemic respiratory failure
Dr. Antonio Artigas Early diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Dr. Julian Barker Use of Respiratory "ECMO" in ARDS

Dinner 21:00

Saturday February 27, 2016 4 Sessions Full Day


Infection / Antimicrobial therapy 08:00 – 10:00
Speaker Topic
Dr. Hussain Al Awadhi Treatment of XDR and MDR in ICU, Do we have options?
Dr. Ashraf Al Houfi Invasive fungal Infections… ICU treatment strategy
Debbie Eales Infection control in ICU …… Are all measures applicable and effective?
Dr. Sadeq Qadri Aerosolized antibiotics in ICU
Dr. Salman Abdelaziz CAP in immunocompromised patients


Topic: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) By: Dr. Julian Barker
Location: Prime Hospital Conference Room Group A 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  Group B 11:00 AM – 12:30 AM

Coffee Break 10:00 – 10:15

Comprehensive ICU Care 10:15 – 12:15
Speaker Topic
Dr. Yasser Mandourah Quality of care improvement: Using benchmarking and quality improvement objects
Dr. Kenneth McGrattan ICU Organization and Training
Dr. Hussain Al Awadhi Ethics and Law of end of life care in UAE
Dr. Yasser Mandourah Hajj critical care; the role of training and protocoled care
Dr. Yasser Sakr Scoring systems in ICU

Lunch Break 12.15 – 13:30

AKI/ Metabolism / Immunology 13:30 – 15:30
Speaker Topic
Dr. Ahmed Tharwat AKI in ICU: What are the causes and How to manage?
Dr. Noureddine Nciri Intermittent Hemodialysis in refractory shock
Dr. Jean Daniel Chiche Immuno-modulation strategies in sepsis
Dr. Megahed Abdel Fattah Does diabetes make a difference in ICU outcome?
Dr. Jean Daniel Chiche Metabolic Monitoring

Coffee Break 15:30 – 15:45

GIT/ Nutrition 15:45 – 17:45
Speaker Topic
Dr.Yasser Sakr Selenium in critical illness
Dr. Ashraf Al Houfi Critical Care Nutrition…. Protein and critical illness
Dr. Mazen Taha Acute Fulminant Hepatic Failure
Dr. Wagdy Mikhael Acute management of upper GIT bleeding: Immediate resuscitation and control of bleeding
Dr. Ashraf Al Houfi Probiotics in ICU
Sunday February 28, 2016 4 Sessions Full Day


Neuro Critical 08:00 – 10:00
Speaker Topic
Dr. Adel Al Sisi Status epileptics: Initiate resuscitation and terminate seizures
Dr. Ahmed Tharwat Intracranial Pressure monitoring and management
Dr. Djillali Annane Brain Dysfunction in sepsis
Dr. Kenneth McGrattan Traumatic Brain Injury: Evaluation and management
Dr. Farhad N. Kapadia Neuromuscular weakness and rehabilitation after critical illness

Coffee Break 10:00 – 10:15

Hemodynamic Monitoring/ Resuscitation 10:15 – 12:15
Speaker Topic
Dr. Jean Louis Teboul Assessment of fluid responsiveness in ICU patients
Dr. Masood Urahman Update on transfusion of blood products in ICU
Dr. Jean Louis Teboul Hemodynamic monitoring in septic shock
Dr. Jean Louis Vincent Fluid therapy: I know the best type
Dr. Jean Louis Teboul How do I integrate the hemodynamic variables in patients with shock?

Lunch Break 12.15 – 13:30

Sepsis Syndrome 13:30 – 15:30
Speaker Topic
Dr. Jean Louis Vincent Sepsis definitions 2015: finally back to common sense
Dr. Djillali Annane Corticosteroids for Sepsis
Dr. Jean Louis Vincent Still a place for early goal directed therapy?
Dr. Djillali Annane Vasopressors in Sepsis
Dr. Jean Daniel Chiche Sepsis biomarkers: Where do we stand?

Coffee Break 15:30 – 15:45

Perioperative care/ Oncology 15:45 – 17:45
Speaker Topic
Dr. Jean Louis Vincent Optimal strategies for perioperative management (esp. fluids and vasoactive agents – beta-blockade or beta-stimulate ?)
Dr. Adel Hassan Post-operative pain management
Dr. Firas Hawari Leaping to safety in critical care oncology: How optimizing operation saves lives
Dr. Medhat Shalabi Enhanced Recovery After Surgery ( ERAS )
Dr. Firas Hawari Why and how to avoid an admission to the ICU in critically ill cancer patients

End of conference & Closing remarks