British Geriatrics Society Autumn and Spring Meeting

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British Geriatrics Society Autumn Meeting, Wednesday 4th - Friday 6th October 2006. Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, UK
Scientific Programme includes:
* Marjory Warren Guest Lecture: Whither geriatrics? or 'do we need another Marjory Warren?' Professor Colin Powell, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Canada
* Trevor Howell Guest Lecture: Geriatric medicine in Ireland - an ongoing journey. Dr Cillian Twomey, Cork University Hospital, Ireland
* Clinical Updates: valvular heart disease, cataract, lung
cancer, myelopathy, constipation and faecal incontinence, venous
thrombo-embolism, psychiatry
* Topics Include:
* Clinical effectiveness evaluation symposium
* Education update - MMC and geriatric medicine education and
training; one year on
* Hepato-biliary symposium
* Special Interest Groups/Sections: Medical Ethics, Drugs and
Prescribing
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British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting: Wednesday 25th - Friday 27th April 2007. The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK
Scientific Programme includes:
* Guest Lectures
New development in sepsis pathophysiology to treatment: Professor Jon Cohen, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK
Stroke: Professor Hugh Markus, Centre for Clinical Neuroscience, St. George's
University of London, UK
* Clinical Updates: including dementia, cardiac disease,
Parkinson's disease, restless legs, rheumatology, capacity and consent,
vascular surgery, the red eye, infection, rehabilitation, diabetes and
endocrine
* Topics Include:
* End of life issues
* Movement disorders symposium
* Special Interest Groups/Sections: Cardiovascular, Diabetes,
Nurse Consultants
Platform Presentations and Posters at both Spring & Autumn Meetings
Deadline for Spring Meeting Abstracts: 1st December 2006
Conference Secretariat:Hampton Medical Conferences Ltd
Tel +44 (0) 20 8979 8300 Fax +44 (0) 208979 6700
Email: bgs@hamptonmedical.com Website: www.bgs.org.uk

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