32nd Annual Meeting - June 15th, 2012 - Living Tomorrow

The presentations are available for SIZ members in the protected members area.

Session 1: Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases: Multidrug Resistant Infections

  • Multidrug resistance: A threat for Belgian ICUs? Herman Goossens (Antwerp)
  • Optimal pharmacological approach Frédérique Jacobs (Brussels)
  • Non-pharmacological approach: Hygiene measures Annette Schuermans (Leuven)

Session 2: Hot Topics in ARDS

  • ECMO: Who should get it, and how to do it Greet Hermans (Leuven)
  • ECMO during the influenza epidemic Alain Combes (Paris, France)

Session 3: Hot Topics in Organ Donation

  • How to increase the organ donor pool? The GIFT project Didier Ledoux (Liège)
  • A Belgian consensus protocol for non-heart beating organ donation Patrick Evrard (Brussels)
  • How to optimize donor organs Peter Schnuelle (Heidelberg, Germany)

Special session on the new definition of ARDS Surviving Sepsis Guidelines

  • Therapeutical implications of the new definition of ARDS Laurent Brochard (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines – 2012 update Jean-Louis Vincent (Brussels)

Session 4: Written Advanced Directives at End of Life

  • Pro-Con debate Dominique Benoit (Ghent) and JeanLouis Vincent (Brussels)