Friday 15 June 2018
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
6 CPD Points
Increase your understanding of traumatic brain injuries
This meeting will provide state of the art management of all stages of the patient’s pathway from the pre-hospital scene, to the emergency department, intensive care and rehabilitation.
Leaders in the field will give you an understanding of the epidemiology, investigation and treatment of head and traumatic brain injury including 3D anatomy relevant to head injury and surgical treatment.
Professor Mark Wilson, Chair of the British Neurotrauma Group
Professor Wilson lectures internationally and has several national roles including; Society of British Neurosurgeons (SBNS) Chair for trauma and meetings and communications co-secretary. He sits on the Trauma and Burns Clinical Reference Group, the Trauma and Audit Research Network (TARN) Board, is a NICE Advisor, Associate Editor of the journal “Trauma”, Neurosurgeon to the NFL (when visiting) and is on the faculty of the International Red Cross War Surgery Course.
Professor Fiona Lecky, Research Director of the Trauma Audit Research Network
Professor Lecky is Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Sheffield, holds an Honorary Chair at the University of Manchester and is an Honorary Consultant Emergency Physician at Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She is also Research Director of the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) - the largest European Trauma Registry.
Professor Peter Hutchinson, President of the Clinical Neurosciences Section of the RSM, Chair of the Academic Committee of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Professor Hutchinson is a NIHR Research Professor at the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
He is also the Neurosurgical Specialty Lead at the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Chair of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) Neurotrauma Group; a member of the SBNS Council; Director of Clinical Studies and Fellow at Robinson College, Cambridge; and Chief Medical Officer for the Formula 1 British Grand Prix.
* The programme may be subject to change
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Peter Hutchinson, President, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Pre-hospital management of traumatic brain injury
Professor Mark Wilson, Chair, British Neurotrauma Group
The management of traumatic brain injury in the emergency department
Professor Fiona Lecky, Clinical Professor, Honorary Professor and Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, University of Sheffield and the University of Manchester
Tea and coffee break
3D anatomy of head injury
Mr Thomas Santarius, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Surgical management of traumatic brain injury
Miss Catherine McMahon, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Lead for Trauma, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Intensive care management of traumatic brain injury
Dr Richard Protheroe, Consultant Anaesthetist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Breaks, clots, and leaks: Extra-cranial injuries in the presence of severe traumatic brain injury
Dr Ronan O’Leary, Consultant in Neurosciences and Trauma Intensive Care Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Debate: Should we apply neuromuscular paralysis in the management of traumatic brain injury on intensive care units?
Dr Richard Protheroe and Dr Ronan O’Leary
Tea and coffee break
Management of traumatic brain injury in the elderly
Mr Peter Whitfield, Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor, South West Neurosurgery Centre, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury
Dr Clarence Liu, Consultant Neurologist, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Closing remarks and close of meeting