May 30th Weekend ESA ESPCOP SOBA

Obesity Anaesthesia sessions were on:

  • Respiratory Management of the obese patient
  • Key safety recommendations in anaesthesia for the morbidly obese
  • Drug dosage in Obese Patients

Obesity Anaesthesia –“Big on Safety, Big Success at Euroanaesthesia, Berlin 2015

This year’s ESPCOP session was the biggest ever, 600 delegates attended the sessions.

Five international expert speakers gave an overview of what are the safety issues in position and positioning, staff and equipment, airway and ventilation , drug dosing and opioids and the perioperative care of the morbidly obese.

The highlight was most definitely the debates on: the airway and ventilation and the drug and opioid dosing.