EPN 2018

Sridhar M Ramaiah

Sridhar M Ramaiah, Speaker at Sridhar M Ramaiah: Speaker for Pediatrics Conference
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,, United Kingdom
Title : Accidental extubation events How unplanned it is and what lessons can be learnt?

Abstract:

Review on accidental extubation from the literature. Effects of accidental extubation on the baby and wider impact parents/staff and outcome. Challenges of capturing data on accidental extubation. Results of a quality improvement project on accidental extubation. Extubation event is common in the neonatal unit. Accidental (unplanned) extubation should be uncommon. However, accidental extubation events are often not measured/ under reported and it’s perceived as normal’’. This quality improvement project aims to determine the frequency and characteristics of accidental extubations in preterm infants in a large neonatal unit and strategies to manage the issues around its occurrence.

Biography:

S M Ramaiah completed his neonatal training in Cambridge, Edinburgh and Newcastle to become Consultant neonatologist at RVI Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2013. He has wide interest especially around acute neonatal management issues, neonatal neurology specially cord gas and outcomes, HIE and a EEG. He is currently coordinating a study on life threatening bronchopulmonary dysplasia in UK. He has interest in medical education and has few roles. He is a clinical lead for corporate induction for the employing Trust, associate TPD for the training region and he is the deputy chair for the CESR committee at the RCPCH UK.

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