Accession Number:

ADA237300

Title:

A Review: Annual Conference on Shock (13th) Held in Durango, Colorado on 8-11 June 1990

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 3 Mar-14 Sep 90,

Corporate Author:

MEDICAL COLL OF GEORGIA SHOCK SOCIETY AUGUSTA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The Shock Society presented the Thirteenth Annual Conference on Shock during June 8-11, 1990, in Durango, Colorado. The meeting was attended by about 400 clinical and basic scientists representing numerous biomedical disciplines and clinical specialty areas a common denominator was a shared major interest in some aspects of shock and trauma research. The scientific program comprised over 200 presentations constituting three major symposia, three minisymposia, 4 young investigators competition, three workshops, and eleven thematic poster sessions. Emphasis was placed on currently emerging concepts concerning the pathogenesis and management circulatory shock, sepsis, trauma, ischemia, inflammation, and their multifaceted interactions. The majestic southern Rocky Mountains were nearby for viewing and excursion. these observations indicate that the scientific presentations, attendance, audience discussions-debates, and venue for the Thirteenth Annual Conference on Shock were of exceptional quality and successfully continued the long-standing tradition of scientific excellence promulgated by the Shock Society.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE