British Association of Perinatal Medicine

Part of the RCPCH conference and exhibition 2019
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ICC Birmingham
United Kingdom

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CHAIR:    Helen Mactier, Consultant Neonatologist and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Princess Royal Maternity and the University of Glasgow. Honorary Secretary, BAPM
Professor Howard Clark, University of Southampton/Immediate Past President NNS

1430-1500    Guest Lecture: Platelet transfusion in the nursery – who and when?  Dr Timothy Watts, Consultant Neonatologist, Evelina London Neonatal Unit

1500-1510    Implementation of a National Neuroprotection Care Pathway: A National Audit of Practice, Dr Natalie Smee, G193 

1510-1520    Identifying the pattern and prevalence of alcohol consumption in pregnancy, Dr Elizabeth Henderson, G194 

1520-1550    Guest Lecture, Update on respiratory care, Dr Kevin Goss, Consultant Neonatologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Leeds  

1550–1620    Refreshment break and poster session

CHAIR:    Helen Mactier, Consultant Neonatologist and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Princess Royal Maternity and the University of Glasgow. Honorary Secretary, BAPM
Professor Howard Clark, University of Southampton/Immediate Past President NNS

1620-1630    Novel Techniques for the Analysis of face-brain Morphology in Babies and Adolescents with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure(PNAE), Dr R Huang, G195 

1630-1700    Guest Lecture, Medico-legal aspects of perinatal care, Dr Jane Hawdon, Consultant Neonatologist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London

1700-1710    Fluid supplementation in management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: A randomized controlled trial, Dr Akshay Mehta, G196 

1710-1740    Guest Lecture, Nutrition for preterm babies – how best to make them grow, Dr Gemma Holder, Consultant Neonatologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Trust, Birmingham

1740    Closing remarks


  • Perinatal management of major structural congenital cardiac defects as guided by Fetal Echocardiography, Dr Suleiman Al Dakhoul, G197(P) 
  • Gut and Cerebral Oxygenation in Preterm Infants over the first 8 weeks of life: What is normal? Dr Claire Howarth, G198(P) 
  • Routine passing of nasogastric tubes in babies born to mothers with polyhydramnios – the experience of a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit, Dr AK Darbyshire, G199(P) 
  • Early Breast Milk to optimise outcomes for Preterm Infants, a Quality Improvement Project, Dr Sofia Cuevas-Asturias, G200(P) 
  • Respiratory workload and medical staffing in UK Local Neonatal Units (LNUs) and Special Care Units (SCUs) - time for a rethink? Dr Wendy Tyler, G201(P) 
  • From Amazon Prime to Theatre Prime: the last mile delivery, Dr A Verma, G202(P) 
  • The value of Transcutaneous Bilirubinometery in prediction of the need for phototherapy in preterm Infants, Dr Ali Raba, G203(P) 
  • Two Year Outcome of Infants Born ≥32 Weeks Gestation and ≤1500g, Dr Celyn Kenny, G204(P) 
  • Evaluation of Procalcitonin as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Indicator in Neonatal Sepsis, Dr Anjali Kulkarni, G205(P) 
  • Neonatal Lung Ultrasound in respiratory distress: a case series, Dr Irnthu Premadeva, G206(P)
  • A comparison of the effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (N-CPAP) and nasal biphasic positive airway pressure (biphasic CPAP ) at equivalent mean airway pressures on carbon dioxide clearance in a population of <30week gestation preterm infants, Dr Aparajita Basu, G207(P) 
  • Should we consider switching to a 24-hour course of antibiotics for asymptomatic, low-risk babies with suspected early onset neonatal sepsis? Dr Hannah Devlin, G208(P) 
  • Salivary Lactate Dehydrogenase for Early Diagnosis of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in Neonates, Dr Akshay Mehta, G209(P) 
  • Challenges facing clinicians when redirecting care in severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). Does diagnostic certainty come at the cost of improving survival with potential severe disability? Dr Ebtehal Hamed, G210(P) 
  • Delivery of sustained inflations and inflation breaths to a mannequin and prematurely-born infants, Dr K Hunt, G211(P) 
  • Splanchnic near infra-red spectroscopy: a reliable clinical tool? Dr Emilie Seager, G212(P)
  • What doctors do: an evaluation of the workforce, Dr Brenda van Beek, G213(P) 
  • The performance of the ABL90 blood gas analyser for jaundice testing, Dr Haris Achilleos, G214(P) 
  • Identifying Facial Features Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure in Newborn Infants Using 2D and 3D Imaging, Dr Neil Aiton, G215(P) 
  • A 5-year experience of using Levetiracetam, (Keppra) to control neonatal seizures in a Regional Neuroscience NICU, Dr Vijayanand Harikrishnan, G216(P) 
  • Neonatal chylothorax: a pathway based on a literature review and ten years experience in a tertiary neonatal referral centre, Dr MK White, G217(P) 
  • Mapping Family Integrated Care practices in neonatal units across the UK – a national survey Dr Katie Dharmarajah, G218(P) 
  • Transport risk index of physiologic stability score in neonatal transport, Dr Anjali Kulkarni, G219(P) 
  • Does umbilical cord pH help in predicting neonatal outcome (HIE or death) in pregnancy complicated by Category II CTG? Dr Avadhesh Joshi, G220(P) 
  • Is significant hyperbilirubinaemia still an issue? Trends in a Tertiary Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Dr RU Prasad, G221(P) 
  • Admission hypothermia in extremely preterm neonates: A case control study, Dr L Hart, G222(P) 
  • Avoiding Term Admissions Into Neonatal units: how do we best identify areas for improvement? Dr Katherine Pettinger, G223(P) 
  • Improving Early Respiratory Care of Preterm Infants: Offering Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) at Birth to 25-29 Week Gestation Infants, Dr Lucinda Perkins, G224(P) 
  • MEOWS (modified early obstetric warning scores) can reduce the number of asymptomatic babies treated with intravenous (IV) antibiotics at birth, Dr Simon Woods, G225(P) 

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