Month: September 2021

Peter Brennan  Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Portsmouth, UK Abstract: This short presentation will discuss how by applying human factors to our day to day practice, we can improve patient safety through enhanced personal and team performance.  After a brief...
  • September 30, 2021
Read More
Dr Andrew Kiyingi Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon and Endoscopist Perth, WA Abstract: An introduction to the current state of obesity and bariatric surgery in 2021.   Biography: Dr Andrew Kiyingi is a Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon and Endoscopist...
  • September 30, 2021
Read More
James Gallagher William Randolph Hearst Burn Center At Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital Abstract: A case is made for the burn care community to lead change in Global Surgery as outlined in the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery 2030.   Biography: James Gallagher, MD...
  • September 30, 2021
Read More
James Gallagher William Randolph Hearst Burn Center At Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital Abstract: An outline to equip burn care professionals for outreach to improve in burn care.  Practical suggestions about working together and how to make changes.   Biography: James Gallagher, MD FACS...
  • September 29, 2021
Read More
Rosemary Kendall1, Heather Gale-Maclaren1, Patrick Sloan2 1Fiona Stanley Hospital, 2Edith Cowan University Abstract: Western Australia’s 2.6 million km2  means that rural and remote patients may have to travel vast distances to access burn care.  This means long transfer times, potentially...
  • September 27, 2021
Read More
Nigel Hamilton Abstract: Nigel will give a brief account of how he became a “burns anaesthetist” and why he continues to enjoy this role as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Fiona Stanley.   Biography: I was born and schooled in Perth,...
  • September 22, 2021
Read More
Winthrop Professor Fiona M Wood FRACS AM Director of the Burns Service of WA Director of the Burn Injury Research Unit UWA Abstract: The use of point of care devices to assist in surgical decision making. Tissue salvage and tissue...
  • September 17, 2021
Read More
Edward Raby Fiona Stanley Hospital Abstract: A whirlwind review of the non-surgical technological advances in burns care – resuscitation, smart dressings, bedside monitoring and laboratory diagnostics.   Biography: Dr Raby is a clinical microbiologist and infectious diseases consultant working at...
  • September 17, 2021
Read More
Lisa Macintyre (PhD), invited speaker on pressure garments and their use in burn scar treatment Pressure garments have been used to help treat and prevent hypertrophic burn scars since the early 1970s. Pressure garments are made from elastic fabrics that...
  • September 16, 2021
Read More
Dr Allan Cyna Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide South Australia Anaesthetists are key members of burns team patient care.  Their role may involve anaesthesia care for multiple procedures including for grafting and scar management, initial resuscitation, intensive care and the...
  • September 16, 2021
Read More
Recent Comments