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Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium

Royal College of Pathologists * | London , UK
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Title: Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Dates: From Feb, 25, 2016 to Feb, 26, 2016
Location: London , UK
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 178 to 225 GBP
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The third GESTS will bring together world renowned speakers to discuss the care of acutely ill or injured surgical patients in the first 24 hours. This two-day symposium is an interactive, engaging event designed to provide insight into critical decision making, management algorithms and delivering essential practical advice for surgeons on the spot. Topics covered include: Care of acutely ill and injured patients in the first 24 hours, Critical decision making, Essential practical advice for surgeons on the spot.
Professor Bryan Cotton Associate Professor and Director Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, UTHealth Medical School, Houston, Texas                                                                                                       Bryan Cotton, M.D., M.P.H., specializes in the care of critically injured individuals. He has written scholarly articles for multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine.                                       He is a Faculty member, Center for Translational Injury Research, UTHealth Medical School and Trauma surgeon, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.Christine Gaarder (Tina) Director of trauma and head, Department of Traumatology, Oslo University Hospital, UllevålTina Gaarder is engaged in trauma care both on a clinical, educational, administrative and scientific level, with a heavy international involvement in trauma surgical education. She has trauma training from the US and South Africa.She is one of the founders of INTRN (international trauma research network), awarded an FP7 EU grant in 2013 for a project on trauma resuscitation.Tina Gaarder was one of the leaders of the emergency work after the terror attacks on July 22nd 2011.Lt Col Nigel Tai Clinical Director of Trauma, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Lt Col Nigel Tai undertook junior surgical training positions in Sheffield, London and South Africa before gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996. It was exposure to trauma cases whilst working in Frere Hospital in the Eastern Cape of South Africa that ignited his professional interest in trauma. Returning home he pursued a period of full time academic research at University College London that led to the award of a Master of Surgery degree.He was commissioned in to the Regular Army at the rank of Major, completing the PGMO course in time to join 16 Medical Regiment in support of 3 Para Battle Group on Op HERRICK 4, where he had the opportunity to perform the first resuscitative thoracotomy procedure of the campaign.Lt Col Tai also holds appointments as Role 2 Champion to Director General Army Medical Services and Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Military Surgery at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine. He has previously held the position of Tutor in Trauma and Emergency Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2010-2012) and was honoured by the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda with the International Military Surgeon's Award for 2010.
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Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

232-242 St. Vincent Street


G2 5RJ

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