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Critical Care Canada Forum 2018


Threats to the Concept of Brain Death

Case Presentation
Presenter: Brian Kavanagh

Death Is Not Brain-Based
Presenter: Dr. Ari Joffe

Death Is Brain-Based
Presenter: Dr. Sam Shemie

Legal Uncertainty
Presenter: Hugh Scher

Legal Coherence

Presenter: Daphne Jarvis

Ethical Reflections
Presenter: Rob Sibbald

International Perspectives of Medical and Legal Threats to Brain Death
Presenter: Dr. David Greer


Organ Donation I


Changing Demographics in Death after Devastating Brain Injury
Presenter: Dr. Andreas Kramer

The Opiate Epidemic and Organ Donation
Presenter: Dr. Sean Keenan

Panel Discussion - Death Determination: Challenging Cases
Panel: Dr. Margaret Thompson, Dr. David Greer, Dr. Andrew Healey, Dr. Jeff Singh, Dr. Matthew Weiss


Plenary Address

Restarting the Heart After Death in DCD: Expert Guidance from a Canadian Consensus Building Process
Presenter: Dr. Andrew Healey


Organ Donation II


Update on Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for Donor Management
Presenter: Dr. Ian Ball

Results of the Canada-DONATE Cohort Study
Presenter: Dr. Maureen Meade

Engaging Substitute Decision Makers and Family in Organ Donation
Presenter: Dr. Aimee Sarti

Canadian ICE Physician Attitudes to Deceased Donation
Presenter: Dr. Michaël Chassé & Dr. Matthew Weiss


Organ Donation III


Uncontrolled DCD: The Spanish Experience
Presenter: Dr. Angel Ruiz

E-CPR for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Presenter: Dr. Brian Grunau

In-Situ vs Ex-Vivo Regional Perfusion for Abdominal Organs
Presenter: Dr. Angel Ruiz

Trust and Integrity in the Deceased Donation System
Presenter: Dr. Sam Shemie

Critical Care Canada Forum 2017

Pro-con Debate: Death of the Dead Donor Rule?
Presenter: Dr. Robert Truog and Dr. Sam Shemie

Canadian and Provincial Deceased Donation Data Update
Presenter: Dr. Damon Scales

Deceased Donation in the United Kingdom
Presenter: Dr. Paul Murphy

Organ Donation in Medical Assistance in Dying/ Conscious Competent Patients
Presenter: Dr. Mike Sharpe

Donor Identification and Referral: How early is too early?
Presenter: Dr. Andreas Kramer and Dr. Andrew Healey

Organ Donation Challenges in the United Kingdom
Presenter: Dr. Paul Murphy

Donation Support Physician On Call: What would you do?
Panelists: Dr. Andrew Healey, Dr. Matthew Weiss, Dr. Stephen Beed, Dr. Paul Murphy, Dr. Joe Pagliarello

DCD in the United Kingdom
Presenter: Dr. Paul Murphy

DCD Heart Donor Management and Transplantation: the Australian Ex Vivo Program
Presenter: Dr. Peter MacDonald

Research Directions in DCD Hearts
Presenter: Dr. Darren Freed

Bioethical Perspectives in DCD Heart Donation
Presenter: Dr. Robert Truog

DCD Heart Donation
Panelists: Dr. Andrew Baker, Dr. Robert Truog, Dr. Brian Kavanagh, Dr. Paul Murphy

Critical Care Canada Forum 2016 - Deceased Donation Symposium

The Brain Death Concept- History and Controversies
Presenter: Dr. E. Wijdicks

Canadian and Provincial Deceased Donation Data Update and Diagnostic Errors in Brain Death
Presenters: Dr. S. Beed and Dr. E. Wijdicks
Panel Discussion: Dr. S. Dhanani, Dr. A. Healey, Dr. S. Beed, Dr. G. Isac and Dr. JF. Lizé

Communication and Resilience in End-of-Life Donation Discussions
Presenter: Dr. D. Kuhl

Is Family Override Illegal?
Presenter: M. Toews

Clinical Practice Guideline Development - A Pain in the Academic? Lessons Learned from Pediatric DCD
Presenters: Dr. M. Weiss/ Dr. B. Rochwerg

Insights into the Spanish Organ Donation System
Presenter: Dr. B. Dominguez-Gil

Uncontrolled Donation after Circulatory Death; ECMO-CPR; Neuroprognostication after Resuscitated Cardiac Arrest; Auto Resuscitation after Cardiac Arrest; and Non-perfusing Organ Donation
Presenters: Dr. B. Dominguez-Gil, Dr. S. Brooks, Dr. D. Scales, Dr. S. Dhanani, and Dr. A. Healey

DCD Transplant Outcomes -  Pushing the Limits or Cautious Reluctance: Organ Utilization; Heart Utilization Decisions; Organ Utilization in Spain
Presenters: Dr. J. Zaltzman, Dr. B. Cantin, Dr. B. Dominguez-Gil

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