Annual Congress Munich 2006

Saturday, 02.09.2006
Sunday, 03.09.2006
Monday, 04.09.2006
Tuesday, 05.09.2006
Wednesday, 06.09.2006

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2006; 28: Suppl. 50, abstract number.


Material from 2006:
  • 4395 Abstracts
  • 610 Slide presentations
  • 175 Webcasts
  • 95 Handouts
  • 175 Multimedia files
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Improving end-of-life care

Symposium
Chairs: M. W. Elliott (Leeds, United Kingdom), G. Baum (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Aims: At the end of this symposium the participants should understand how to:
• assess and improve symptom palliation in patients with end-stage lung disease and in patients with neuromuscular disease;
• facilitate information-sharing and decision-making between patient, family and medical care team;
• approach withholding and withdrawing treatment in ICU and nursing facilities with insight on the ethical issues involved in these decisions. Target audience: Physicians (general practitioners and specialists), nurses, anesthetists, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists and staff with an interest in palliative care, end-of-life decision-making, COPD, other chronic lung disease and neuromuscular disease.
End-stage lung disease in the ICU
B. Schonhofer (Hannover, Germany)
Slide presentation
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Dyspnoea management in end-stage lung disease
B. Varkey (Wisconsin, United States of America)
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Facilitating end-of-life decision-making in COPD: what do patients and families want?
J. Curtis (Seattle, United States of America)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Palliation of symptoms in neuromuscular disease
A. Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files