Anaesthetists meet in Kerala from May 10

Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) A three-day global meet of anaesthetists is set to begin here May 10, an official said Thursday. The doctors will discuss developments in research and critical care in the field of anaesthesiology.

The Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA), a professional society of anaesthesiologists, is gearing up to stage the ISATRICON-2013 from May 10, an event that will see participation of doctors from Australia, Britain and the US.

A. Harris, organising committee member, told IANS that a major topic of discussion would be critical care and pain relief besides looking into the latest developments in anaesthesiology.

“The presence of eminent anaesthetist Irene Osborn from the US will provide a major impetus to the more than 500 anaesthetists who will be coming from the country and abroad. She will be chairing a session on ‘difficult airway’ which is her speciality and has over two decades of experience in clinical, research and teaching,” said Harris.

Other major sessions include pain management in the Indian scenario, chronic pain, interventional pain management, simulation workshops to name a few and would be chaired by experts from Australia and Britain.

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