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Current Topics in Respiratory Care-1999    May 7, 1999 
Longwood Galleria, Longwood Ave., Boston 
Conference Sponsored by Drager, Inc. Critical Care Systems 
8:00-8:30        Registration 

8:30-9:30        Strategies for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia 
                       Ann Stark, M.D. Clinical Director for the Joint Program of Neonatology. 
                       Associate Professor of Pediatrics Harvard Medical School. 

9:30-10:00      Break 

10:00-11:00    Management of Acute Asthma 
                       Elliot Israel, M.D. Director of Clinical Research, Department of Critical  
                               Care Medicine Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 

11:00-12:00    Shifting Sands in Mechanical Ventilation 
                       John W. Hoyt M.D. Chairman Department of Critical Care Medicine 
                               St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

12:00-1:30      Lunch (Provided) 

1:30-2:30       New Modes in Mechanical Ventilation 
                      H Neal Reynolds  MD Associate Professor of Medicine 
                             University of Maryland School of Medicine 

2:30-3:30        Pediatric Application of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation  
                       Theresa Schultz, Clinical Respiratory Specialist 
                       The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 

Program Planning:  Michael R. Jackson RRT,  Kevin Gaines RT,  David Beadles RRT,   
Yvette Walrond,  Richard Slavin RRT  For more information contact:  or call (617) 732-5428
Send application by April 26, 1999 by: 
Mail to Yvette Walrond, Neonatal Respiratory Care CWN6 
Brigham & Women's Hospital,  75 Francis St. Boston, MA  02115 or 
FAX to Newborn Respiratory Care: (617)232-3675 
WWW from (on-line application form) 
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