Mechanical ventilation: From basics to advanced treatment

Location: CityCube, Berlin, Germany
Dates: September 28-29, 2019 (during LIVES 2019 in Berlin)

Master Class Directors:
Jordi Mancebo Cortes, MD, Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain; ESICM ARF Section Chair
Luigi Camporota, MD, Dept of Adult Critical Care, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Kings Health Partners, London, United Kingdom; ESICM ARF Deputy Chair

Endorsement: This Master Class is endorsed by the Acute Respiratory Failure Section, ESICM

For more information about registration, see the LIVES 2019 webpages.

For more information about programme, see the Preliminary Programme.

Key Reasons to attend

  • Meet some of the most pre-eminent researchers in the field
  • Get an up-to-date overview of basic and advanced diagnostic and treatment options of mechanical ventilation by some of the most pre-eminent researchers in the field
  • Participate in a highly interactive course, blending theory with clinical case discussions, ventilator waveform interpretation and hands-on sessions
  • Exchange best practice and network with leading experts and peers
  • An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event

Programme Content

  • Pathophysiology of ARDS and COPD
  • Controlled versus assisted mechanical ventilation
  • Strategies to set PEEP and lung recruitment
  • Assessment of respiratory mechanics
  • Heart and lung interaction during controlled and assisted ventilation
  • Non-invasive and non-conventional forms of ventilation
  • Prone position
  • Bedside imaging to guide mechanical ventilation
  • Weaning from mechanical ventilation and much more

Who should attend this master class?

  • Junior intensivists seeking a basic to advanced approach in mechanical ventilation treatment
  • Senior intensivists wanting a comprehensive refresher course and/or to deepen knowledge of specific aspects

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