Scientific Presentations of the Critical Care Canada Forum 2016
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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Plenary Address
Moderators: S Dhanani, M Chasse
Grand East
8:00-8:25 Insights into the Spanish Organ Donation System B Dominguez-Gil
8:25-8:30 Questions and Discussion
Cardiac Arrest and Organ Donation
Moderators: J Singh, J Kutsogiannis
Grand East
8:30-8:50 Uncontrolled Donation after Circulatory Death B Dominguez-Gil
8:50-9:05 ECPR: An emerging strategy for cardiac arrest S Brooks
9:05-9:20 Neuroprognostication after Resuscitated Cardiac Arrest D Scales
9:20-9:35 Auto Resuscitation after Cardiac Arrest S Dhanani
9:35-9:50 Non-perfusing Organ Donation A Healey
9:50-10:00 Discussion
Weaning – Part I
Moderators: J Hall, K Burns
Grand Centre
8:30-8:50 Redefining Weaning Classifications – The WIND Study T Pham
8:50-9:10 Is there a preferred SBT technique? K Burns
9:10-9:30 Assessing and managing the difficult-to-wean ventilated patient E Goligher
9:30-9:50 Using Respiratory Rate Variability to Improve Extubation Success A Seely
9:50-10:00 Discussion
Science of Quality
Moderators: A Amaral, MA Moga
Grand West
8:30-8:50 Re-evalauting Error in the ICU C Parshuram
8:50-9:10 Medical error: Are we missing the elephant in the room? J Granton
9:10-9:30 iCORE – registries for QI or research E Fan
9:30-9:50 Benchmarking and cost containment: does quality suffer? D Zygun
9:50-10:00 Discussion
Sonic Highways – Critical Care Ultrasound I
Moderators: A Goffi, R Arntfield
Sheraton AB
8:30-8:50 Let’s Get It Started – Critical Care Ultrasound: Goals, Limitations & Training M Meineri
8:50-9:10 Under Pressure– Resuscitative echocardiography in the ICU J Boyd
9:10-9:30 Swan Song – Echocardiography as a pulmonary artery catheter? G Doufle
9:30-9:50 The dark side of the moon – Transesophageal echocardiography M Meineri
9:50-10:00 Discussion
10:00 – 10:30 BREAK
Advances in Organ Donation & Transplantation
Moderators: A Kramer, M Sharpe
Grand East
10:30-10:55 DCD Transplant Outcomes J Zaltzman
10:55-11:20 Pushing the Limits or Cautious Reluctance: Organ Utilization: Heart Utilization Decisions B Cantin
11:20-11:45 Pushing the Limits or Cautious Reluctance: Organ Utilization: Organ Utilization in Spain B Dominguez-Gil
11:45-12:00 All Panel Discussion
Weaning – Part II
Moderators: L Brochard, L Chen
Grand Centre
10:30-10:50 Delayed weaning from the ventilator; nutrition and training F vanHaren
10:50-11:10 Drugs and weaning from MV L Burry
11:10-11:30 Control of breathing during mechanical ventilation D Georgopoulos
11:30-11:50 Difficult weaning – Is there a role for PAV? K Bosma
11:50-12:00 Discussion
Critical Care – Special Situations
Moderators: R Green, L Del Sorbo
Grand West
10:30-10:50 Care of the Lung Transplant Patient – The Surgical Perspective S Keshavjee
10:50-11:10 Care of the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient S Lapinsky
11:10-11:30 Care of the Pre-Hospital Trauma Patient P Brindley
11:30-11:50 Care of the Liver-Failure Patient D Karvellas
11:50-12:00 Discussion
Sonic Highways – Critical Care Ultrasound II
Moderators: J Boyd, M Meineri
Sheraton AB
10:30-10:50 The Sound of Silence – Lung Ultrasound in ARDS A Goffi
10:50-11:10 I Like to Move It – Diaphragmatic ultrasound: take a (deep) breath E Goligher
11:10-11:30 I Want to Break Free – Ultrasound for liberation of mechanical ventilation A Goffi
11:30-11:50 Stayin’ Alive – Beyond FAST: more ultrasound in the trauma bay R Arntfield
11:50-12:00 Discussion
Plenary RCT
Moderators: S Dev, S Lapinsky
Grand East
12:00-12:15 Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy Trial S Gaudry
12:15-12:20 Editorial Comment S Bagshaw
12:20-12:30 Questions and Discussion
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
ICU Rehab & Recovery
Moderators: D Cook, A Goffi
Grand East
13:30-13:50 Clinical predictors of 6 month outcomes M Detsky
13:50-14:10 Barriers to Mobilizing ICU Patients S Goddard
14:10-14:30 Recovery trajectories following critical illness: are they really modifiable? T Walsh
14:30-14:50 Post-ICU patient- and family-centred care as a future practice standard M Herridge
14:50-15:00 Discussion
NeuroCritical Care – Monitoring Therapies
Moderators: A Turgeon, A Baker
Grand Centre
13:30-13:50 Precision Medicine in Neurocritical Care: Should We Individualize Care? V McCredie
13:50-14:10 Management of ICP: A Stepwise Approach S Mayer
14:10-14:30 Brain resuscitation AM Guerguerian
14:30-14:50 What’s new in ICH management J Singh
14:50-15:00 Discussion
Moderators: D Scales, L McIntyre
Grand West
13:30-13:50 The importance of pre-intubation resuscitation R Green
13:50-14:10 Resuscitation-Improvement beyond the ABCs MA Moga
14:10-14:30 What is the right fluid to use? L McIntyre
14:30-14:50 Goal-directed versus “fluid-guided” therapy S Magder
14:50-15:00 Discussion
15:00-15:30 BREAK
Critical Care Haematology
Moderators: L Munshi, P Hebert
Grand East
15:30-15:50 Platelet dysfunction in critical care R Zarychanski
15:50-16:10 Critical care outcomes of patients with hematological malignancy S Mehta
16:10-16:30 The effect of blood donor characteristics on transfusion outcomes M Chasse
16:30-16:50 Transfusion triggers in acute coronary syndrome P Hebert
16:50-17:00 Discussion
NeuroCritical Care – Prognosis & Outcomes
Moderators: V McCredie, S Mayer
Grand Centre
15:30-15:50 Fundamentals of Rapid Bedside Neurological Assessment S Mayer
15:50-16:10 Do prognostic models matter in neurocritical care? A Turgeon
16:10-16:30 Update on concussion and mTBI for intensivists A Baker
16:30-16:50 Long-term impact & outcomes of neurological critical illness E Wilcox
16:50-17:00 Discussion
Critical Care Education
Moderators: M Sen, D Piquette
Grand West
15:30-15:50 Frank Rutlege Award Winner B Toledano
15:50-16:10 When it works: Using Multimedia Effectively in Your Teaching S Dev
16:10-16:30 Education for collaboration: better done inter- or uni-professionally? E Paradis
16:30-16:50 Transition to Competency Based Education: Is The Apprenticeship Dead? D Piquette
16:50-17:00 Discussion