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Volume 19 No. 46 26 November – 30 November 2007

Department of Anaesthetics Weekly Newsletter

If you have an article, reference or any newsworthy exposé please forward to Camy (singhc@ukzn.ac.za)

2007 Battle of the Gasmen – Golf Challenge Sunday, 18th Nov
Congratulations to the departmental team consisting of Jaco de Beurs, Petrus Doubell, Dean Gopalan, Joe Rubin, Andrew Semark and Ian Young on winning the 2007 Golf challenge at Victoria Country Club, PMB. The trophy may be viewed in the department. 2007 DEPT PUBLICATION
BM Biccard, JW Sear and P Foëx. Meta-analysis of the effect of heart rate achieved by perioperative betaadrenergic blockade on cardiovascular outcomes. BJA ~ September 8, 2007.

PART II MOCK EXAM

Date: 12th & 13th January 2008 Venue: To be announced Enquiries: Dr PD Gopalan For those writing in March 2008.

2nd Annual Exhibition Opening Cocktail Party Date: 23rd and 24th November Venue: Clifton Hills Time: 18:00 For details please contact Prof C Rout

DOCTORS IN ART

2008 TEACHING PROGRAM CO-ORDINATORS: The dept is DEPARTMENTAL MEETING Friday, 7th December in the process of applying for 2008
CPD accreditation for departmental teaching programs. We plan to do this by the end of November. Please hand in your provisional programs to Camy by Monday, 26 November. Please approach the department if you need secretarial help.

Please note there will be a departmental meeting on Friday, 7th December, 07h15 in L5 Lecture Theatre. Mini breakfast.

HOSPITAL STAFF NOTICE
All staff are reminded that patients on their lists need to be assessed and "premedicated".

The Library is offering training in the use of RefWorks and Write-n-Cite. RefWorks -- an online research Vacancy Ref No: KGV 51/2007 management, writing and Principal Medical Officer SR11 collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, Centre: King George V Hospital. manage, store and share all types of Enquiries: Dr PD Gopalan information, as well as generate Applications to: Mr LS Naidoo, HR citations and bibliographies. Department, P O Domerton 4015. Manage information for any reason -whether it be for writing, research or VACANT POSTS – R K KHAN collaboration -- RefWorks is the MO posts perfect tool. Write-n-Cite is a feature 3 SMO posts which allows you to access your Applications to: Mrs SD Kisten, HR references in RefWorks while Manager, RK Khan Hospital, P/Bag working within Microsoft Word. X004, Chatsworth, 4030. Write-n-Cite will create a Enquiries: Dr S Tarr (031) 4596456. bibliography and properly format your in-text citations based upon the INAUGURAL LECTURE references that have been inserted into your Word document. PROF ALAIN ASSOUNGA Head: Dept of Nephrology, Nelson R Date: Tuesday 4th December 2007 Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN. Time: 08.30 - 10.30am. Venue: Multimedia Classroom, Main Nephrology in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities in Library, Pietermaritzburg. RSVP: Anita Kromberg X5060 or the 21st Century. kromberga@ukzn.ac.za Date: Friday, 23 November 2007 Time: 17:15 for 17:30 Venue: Susser & Stein Seminar Room RESEARCH MEETING Date: 27th November, 16h30. Medical School, UKZN. RSVP: Ms Selvum Naicker, Venue: L5 Lecture Theatre, UKZN naickerka@ukzn.ac.za tel: 260 7648. Speaker: Dr J Rubin Academic dress: please contact Topic: Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy. Ronald Pillay directly on ext: 2140. Enquiries: Dr Bruce Biccard All Welcome.

REFWORKS TRAINING FOR RESEARCHERS - UKZN: CLINICAL COURSE - FCA PART

II - PRETORIA The next clinical course will be hosted by the Dept of Anaesthesiology, University of Pretoria. Date: 14 – 18 April 2008 Enquiries: Dr J M Dippenaar (012) 354-1510 (w) / 082 409 2928 2008 PERI-OPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT: 16th February Victoria Country Club, PMB The Dept of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management of Grey’s Hospital cordially invite you to the above symposium. Enquiry: Ms T Goldstone (033) 8973414
/ tracey.goldstone@kznhealth.gov.za

2008 FRIDAY MORNING MEETING PROGRAM: Only 13 special requests received. The provisional program will be displayed on the departmental website – please take note. Deadline for requests Friday, Once the 23rd November 2007. program has been finalized – no swops or changes will be allowed. Coordinator: Dr Alan Hunter

END OF YEAR FUNCTION Friday, 7th December, 19h00 Italo SA Club, Durban North Tickets on sale – R100 each

“007 JAMES BOND”

NEW REGISTRATION RATES 14TH WORLD CONGRESS OF 2007 STAFF RESIGNATIONS ANAESTHESIOLOGY SASA 2008: Registration Info Staff intending to leave at the end of 2 - 7th March 2008, Cape Town SASA are delighted to announce two December 2007 must please inform Website: www.wca2008.co.za new registration types.
Sat, 1 - Tues, 4 December 2007 Questions/Queries: Leanne Wilkinson Venue: Feathermarket Centre, PE. leanne.wilkinson@optionsglobal.com Enquiries: (041) 374 5654
SASA member registrar rate (ZAR 550) Joint SASA/WCA member registrar rate (ZAR 2950)

Carol Newman in writing asap.

Critical Care Refresher Course st th

Doctors attending the World Conference of Anaesthesiologists please forward your name to Carol 2604326 / newman@ukzn.ac.za The following names have been received so far…….. Drs C Daniel, B Biccard, PD Gopalan, C Kampik, L Padayachee, R Rodseth, C Rout, J Rubin and JA Schmidt.

~~~SASA COMPETITION~~~
2009 SASA CONGRESS - Durban SASA are running a competition for a catchphrase for the SASA 2009 Congress. The winner will receive……... R500-00 Exclusive Books Voucher Free admission to the Congress.

OUTSTANDING LEAVE FORMS

College exam outstanding leave forms. If a leave form is not received by Fri, 16th November, a vac leave form will be VACANT POSTS - ADDINGTON submitted on your behalf.

1 CMO post 3 SMO posts Post are advertised on the intranet. Contact: Mary Strachan 327 2425

DIPLOMA [DA]: Maharaj S, Naidoo M and Soobramoney M. FCA[SA] I: Khan R and Mazibuko A.

FRIDAY MORNING MEETINGS: 07H15: L5 LECTURE THEATRE - MEDICAL SCHOOL
DATE TOPIC SPEAKER MODERATOR COMMENTARY

23 Nov 30 Nov 07 Dec
SAT 24 Nov MON 26 Nov

Transport of the Crit. ill patient Breakfast: GSK Anaesthesia in the future General Departmental Meeting
09h00 PART II CLINICAL: S Bechan KEH

A Mazibuko I Young

S Tarr E Hodgson

N Rorke J Schmidt

2007 DIARY
Nov, 24-25 Dec, 1-4 RAPSA Crit Care Ref Course, PE

16h30

FCA PART II TUTS: Misc. Uro-genital surgery. Day case surgery Geriatrics. Trauma anaesthesia T Gildenhuys/ Jo Schmidt RESEARCH MEETING J Rubin

IALCH

2008 DIARY
IALCH

TUES 27 Nov WED 28 Nov

16h30

Sept, 15-19 Clinical Course, IALCH Mar, 2-7 14th Anaesth World Congress, CT

07h00 07h00

M & M MEETING: KEH M & M MEETING: IALCH

KEH ICU IALCH

DEPT WEBSITE www.anaesthetics.ukzn.ac.za BIRTHDAYS
Ian Osborn Tuesday, 27th November 2007 Natasha Amod Friday, 30th November 2007

THU 29 Nov 14h30 15h30 16h30

FCA PART I TUTORIALS: Principles of Clinical Measurement Differences between means (Type I and II errors) etc. C Rout t-tests C Rout 2 χ tests C Rout FRIDAY MORNING MEETING: Transport of the Critically Ill A Mazibuko PART II CLINICAL: Program has ended

IALCH

FRI 30 Nov SAT 01 Dec

07h15

L5, MS

Thought for the Day!
“Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.”


				
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