Accession Number:

AD0786366

Title:

First World Congress on Intensive Care

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM) LONDON

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-07-19

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The First World Congress on Intensive Care took place at Imperial College, London on the 24th-27th of June 1974. Major symposia, seminars and colloquia were held on intensive care, monitoring shock, trauma and resuscitation, metabolism and nutrition, and respiratory failure. Other topics receiving particular attention included brain death, pediatrics, respiratory medicine, infection, complications of endotracheal intubation, gastroenterology, poisoning, tissue hyposia, pharmacology, renal medicine and myocradial infarction. An entire day and one section was completely given over to the computer scientists. Highlights of the Congress are summarized.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE