Programme: Saturday, May 13

8.00–8.10Welcome to day 2
Prof. Akbar Panju, Prof. Paul O’Byrne, Dr. Piotr Gajewski, Prof. Serhat Unal
8.10–8.30Current management of dyspepsia
Prof. Peter Malfertheiner (Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany)
8.30–8.50Current management of acute nonvariceal gastrointestinal bleeding
Prof. Janusz Jankowski (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
8.50–9.10Approach to a patient with decompensated liver cirrhosis
Prof. Pere Gines (University of Barcelona, Spain)
9.10–9.30How to manage incidental pancreatic cysts in an evidence-based era
Prof. Paul Moayyedi (McMaster University, Canada)
9.30–9.50Current management of Clostridium difficile infection
Prof. Christine Lee (McMaster University, Canada)
9.50–10.20Panel discussion
10.20–10.40Refreshment break
10.40–11.00Approach to a patient with chronic cough
Prof. Jacky Smith (University of Manchester, UK)
11.00–11.20Current treatment of COPD
Prof. Jadwiga Wedzicha (Imperial College London, UK)
11.20–11.40Biologics for the treatment of severe refractory asthma
Prof. Paul O’Byrne (McMaster University, Canada)
11.40–12.00Radiological screening for pulmonary cancer: whom and how to screen
Prof. Julian Dobranowski (McMaster University, Canada)
12.00–12.30Panel discussion
12.30–13.30Lunch break
13.30–13.50Treatment of type 2 diabetes and shared decision making
Prof. Victor M. Montori (Mayo Clinic, USA)
13.50–14.10Subclinical hypothyroidism: treating the number or the individual?
Prof. René Rodríguez-Gutiérrez (Mayo Clinic, USA)
14.10–14.30Approach to incidentally discovered adrenal mass
Prof. René Rodríguez-Gutiérrez (Mayo Clinic, USA)
14.30–14.50McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine for course participants
Prof. Roman Jaeschke (McMaster University, Canada)
14.50–15.20Panel discussion
15.20–15.40Refreshment break
15.40–16.00Choosing antibiotics wisely
Prof. Mark Loeb (McMaster University, Canada)
16.00–16.20Update on management of septic shock
Prof. Waleed Alhazzani (McMaster University, Canada)
16.20–16.40Neurological emergencies: not to be missed
Prof. Wieslaw Oczkowski (McMaster University, Canada)
16.40–17.00How to approach a patient with an overdose of new designer drugs
Prof. Dan Perri (McMaster University, Canada)
17.00–17.30Panel discussion
17.30–17.40Closing remarks

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