Eastern Mediterranean Seminar
on General Medicine
for Physicians
21 - 22 November 2015
Amathus Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

SATURDAY – 21/11/2015
08:15

Registration and coffee

08:45

Welcome and introduction

09:00

Myeloma and other paraproteinaemias - how they present to the acute physician

Professor Graham Jackson, Professor of Clinical Haematology, Newcastle University, Newcastle

09:30

Coagulation for the Generalist

Professor John Pasi, Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, Univeristy of London, London

10:00

Lymphoma and Practical Approach to Lymphadenopathy

Professor Graham Jackson, Professor of Clinical Haematology, Newcastle University, Newcastle

10:30

COFFEE BREAK

11:00

Problems in Anaemia diagnosis

Professor Barbara Bain, Professor in Diagnostic Haematology and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Imperial College London, London

11:30

Thrombocytopenia: diagnosis, causes and treatment

Professor John Pasi, Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, Univeristy of London, London

12:00

Haematology and systemic disease

Professor Barbara Bain, Professor in Diagnostic Haematology and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Imperial College London, London

12:30

LUNCH

14:00

OPENING CEREMONY

14:30

The chest X-ray on the acute take

Dr. Stephen Ellis, Consultant Thoracic Radiologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, The London Chest Hospital, London

15:00

Non-steroidals - are they really that dangerous?

Professor Kevin Davies, Honorary Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, Associate Medical Director, Head of Research and Development, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust, Associate International Director (Europe) at the RCP

15:30

CT Chest on the acute take

Dr. Stephen Ellis, Consultant Thoracic Radiologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, The London Chest Hospital, London

16:00

Tricky Rheumatology cases - diagnostic and management challenges

Professor Kevin Davies, Honorary Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, Associate Medical Director, Head of Research and Development, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust, Associate International Director (Europe) at the RCP

SUNDAY – 22/11/2015
09:00

Managing chronic kidney disease across primary and secondary care

Professor Nigel Brunskill, Professor of Renal Medicine and Director of Research and Development, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester

09:30

Links between the Heart and the Kidneys

Professor John Cunningham, Professor of Nephrology University College London, Consultant Nephrologist The Royal Free Hospital, London

10:00

Renal Disease in Pregnancy

Professor Nigel Brunskill, Professor of Renal Medicine and Director of Research and Development, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester

10:30

Vitamin D deficiency

Professor John Cunningham, Professor of Nephrology University College London, Consultant Nephrologist, The Royal Free Hospital, London

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

Acute Generalized Rashes

Dr. Michael Tidman, Consultant Dermatologist, Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Edinburgh

12:00

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and its management

Professor Peter Whorwell, Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Manchester, Manchester

12:30

Dermatology for the non-dermatologists

Dr. Michael Tidman, Consultant Dermatologist, Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Edinburgh

13:00

LUNCH

14:30

Assessing cardiac fitness for non-cardiac surgery

Dr. Peter Groves, Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales, Wales

15:00

Non-cardiac chest pain

Professor Peter Whorwell, Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Manchester, Manchester

15:30

Cryptogenic stroke and Patent Foramen Ovale - causative or coincidental?

Dr. Peter Groves, Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales, Wales

16:00

CLOSING REMARKS

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