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Inaugural Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Symposium (8 to 10 March 2019)

Handouts (for download)

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Day 1 | 8 March 2019 (Friday): Paediatric Sleep Medicine Symposium

8.45am Normal Sleep and Circadian Physiology in Children
Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Consultant, Senior Staff Specialist
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
9.15am The Snoring Child: Evaluation and Management
Assoc Prof Teoh Oon Hoe
Head and Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
9.45am OSA Management: ENT Surgical Options Beyond Adenotonsillectomy
Dr Chan Ching Yee
Associate Consultant
Department of Otolaryngology
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
10.05am OSA Management: Dental / Maxillofacial Surgical Options
Dr Yow Mimi, Head and Senior Consultant
Cleft and Craniofacial Deformity Programme
National Dental Centre, Singapore
11.00am Polysomnography: Staging and Scoring
Dr Biju Thomas
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
11.30am Oximetry and Polysomnography: Interpretation
Dr Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy
Head and Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep
Medicine National University Hospital, Singapore
12.00pm Parasomnias and Behavioural Sleep Problems in Children
Dr Petrina Wong
Visiting Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
1.30pm The Sleepy Child: Assessment and Management
(Include Narcolepsy, RLS, PLMD)

Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Consultant, Senior Staff Specialist
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
2.05pm Sleep Related Hypoventilation
Dr Arun Pugalenthi
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore


Day 2 | 9 March 2019 (Saturday): Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Symposium

9.00am
Child with Chronic Cough: Evaluation and Management
Assoc Prof Anne Goh
Head, Paediatric Allergy
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
9.30am
The Wheezing Child: Evaluation and Management
Dr Arun Pugalenthi
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
10.00am ‘Difficult’ Asthma: Evaluation and Management
Dr Colin Wallis
Division Lead and Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom
11.00am Lung Function Tests (Spirometry, FeNO, DLCO, Plethysmography)
Dr Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy
Head and Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
National University Hospital, Singapore
11.30am Challenge Tests and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Assoc Prof Teoh Oon Hoe
Head and Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
12.00pm Paediatric Chest Imaging
Adj Assoc Prof Marielle Valerie Fortier
Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
1.20pm Child with Chronic Wet Cough: Bronchiectasis
Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Consultant, Senior Staff Specialist
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
1.50pm Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
Dr Biju Thomas
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
2.20pm Cystic Fibrosis: Recent Advances
Dr Colin Wallis
Division Lead and Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom
3.30pm Immunology for the Pulmonologist
Dr Liew Woei Kang
Visiting Consultant
Paediatric Immunology
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
4.00pm Respiratory Infections in Immunocompromised Children
Assoc Prof Chong Chia Yin
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Infectious Disease
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore


Day 3 | 10 March 2019 (Sunday): Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Symposium

9.00am Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease (ChILD)
Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Consultant, Senior Staff Specialist
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
9.30am Chronic Neonatal Lung Disease
Dr Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy
Head and Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
National University Hospital, Singapore
10.00am Pulmonary Hypertension in Children: Evaluation and Management
Dr Sreekanthan Sundaraghavan
Consultant
Paediatric Cardiology
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
10.50am Aspiration Related Lung Disease: Evaluation and Management
Dr Biju Thomas
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
11.05am Assessment of Swallowing Function: Role of Speech and Language Therapist, Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study (VFSS)
Ms Goh Siew Li
Head, Speech and Language Therapy Service
Principal Speech Therapist
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
11.20am Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Dr Annette Ang
Senior Consultant
Department of Otolaryngology
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
11.35am Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Assessment and Management
Dr Christina Ong
Visiting Consultant
Gastroenterology Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
12.00pm Allergy for the Pulmonologist
Assoc Prof Anne Goh
Head, Paediatric Allergy
Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
1.20pm Airway Malacia: Evaluation and Management
Dr Colin Wallis
Division lead and Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom
1.50pm Congenital Cystic Pulmonary Airway Malformations
Dr Colin Wallis
Division Lead and Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom
2.20pm Complicated Pneumonias: Assessment and Management
Dr Teoh Oon Hoe
Head and Senior Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
3.10pm Respiratory Problems in Children with Neuromuscular Disorders
Dr Petrina Wong
Visiting Consultant
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
3.40pm Technology Dependent Children
Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Consultant, Senior Staff Specialist
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia