Completing the Picture - 17-09-08 - Scotland

Press Release


Register Now for Scotland?s Exclusive ?Completing the Picture? Meeting for Clinical and Biomedical Engineers
4th Annual Educational Symposium Wednesday 17th September 2008, The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld
?Completing the Picture?, once again comes to Scotland on Wednesday 17th September at The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.  This one-day educational meeting is designed to help increase levels of clinical knowledge among Clinical and Biomedical Engineers and update delegates about current issues.  The meeting is free to attend and aims to provide an insight into the medical and physiological issues encountered in the workplace, and which are not traditionally covered in everyday training. 
The event is once again sponsored by an educational grant from Welch Allyn and this year the symposium is chaired by Robin Pollock, from the Raigmore Hospital, Inverness and will include presentations on:
  • To What Extent Does Medical Device Maintenance Pose Clinical Risk?
Scott Brown, Medical Devices Risk and Education Manager, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trusts
  • The Use of Robotics in Surgery
Dr Patrick Finlay, Director and Chief Scientist, Prosurgics
  • Medical Equipment and Infection Control
Lindsay Guthrie, Infection Control Officer, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
  • Measuring and Maintaining Human Thermoregulation
Dr Charmaine Childs, Senior Research Fellow, Brain Injury Research Group, University of Manchester
  • Ensuring the Accurate Measurement of Cardiac Output
Maurizio Cecconi, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, St George?s Hospital, London
Information about this meeting can be found at www.ebme.co.uk and www.welchallyn.co.uk
Registration is FREE. To receive a programme and application form to register please contact Sam Brown or Emma O?Callaghan on Tel: 01923 777 277 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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