Blog: IFAD 2015

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IFAD 2015 Day 1

IFAD 2015 Day 1

Introduction and Welcome to the 5th IFAD Meeting! (M. Malbrain)

  • Encourages the use of SoMe and interaction with each other. Its only through discussion that genuine learning takes place.
  • The 4Ds of fluid therapy
  • ROSE fluid strategy

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5th IFAD Free Full Text Reviews

5th IFAD Free Full Text Reviews

From Annual Update in Fluid Management and Hemodynamic Monitoring

Below you can find the links to the full text open access of the review papers published in relation to the 5th IFAD (International Fluid Academy Days), held in Antwerp, Belgium, November 26-28, 2015

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Summary of 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

Summary of 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

It’s the end of a busy day at the 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound (CACU) course as part of the 5th International Fluid Academy Day. A mixture of lectures from experts within the field of echocardiography and ultrasound and the all important practical hands on experience.
A timetable of the day’s activity, which was divided into beginners and advanced is shown below. The sheer breadth of knowledge and practical potential of ultrasound meant that there was something for everyone.

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Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

Only one day to go till the 3rd Course on Acute Care Ultrasound which takes place during the 5th iFAD meeting on November 26th at the Hilton in Antwerp Belgium.

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IFAD Day 2

IFAD Day 2

Opening Lecture: Perioperative fluids - How restrictive should we go? (M. Mythen)

Distinct from the critical care situation

Guiding fluid therapy - Knowledge and experience vs advanced haemodynamic monitoring

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New IFAD App ready for use

New IFAD App ready for use

You can download the free Whova Mobile App on your mobile device before or during the conference and plan ahead to make the most of your "5th International Fluid Academy Days 2015" experience. The app offers a unique set of features to help you access mobile brochures and network with other attendees at the conference.

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Are you ready?

Are you ready?

Less than a week to go till IFAD 2015. Things to consider in order to maximise learning and discussion.......

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Avoiding positive fluid balance and the role for DE-resuscitation

Avoiding positive fluid balance and the role for DE-resuscitation

De-resuscitation specifically refers to ‘Late Goal Directed Fluid Removal (LGFR)’, which involves “aggressive and active fluid removal by means of diuretics and renal replacement therapy with net ultrafiltration”.

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