Program: Day 2 (May 7, 2016)

8.00–8.10Welcome to Day 2 
8.10–8.30Community-acquired pneumonia: current management
Prof. Mark Woodhead (University of Manchester, Manchester, UK)
8.30–8.50Current management of tuberculosis: key messages for clinical practice
Prof. Lori Whitehead (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
8.50–9.10Common interstitial lung diseases: practical tips for non-specialists
Prof. Luca Richeldi (University of Southampton, Southampton, UK)
9.10–9.30Non-invasive ventilation: what non-intensivists should know
Prof. Andreas Freitag (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
9.30–9.50Asthma–COPD overlap syndrome
Prof. Paul O’Byrne (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
9.50–10.20Panel Discussion
10.20–10.40Refreshment Break
10.40–11.00Maastricht V: what is new in the management of H. pylori infection
Prof. Peter Malfertheiner (Otto v. Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany)
11.00–11.20Celiac disease and other forms of gluten intolerance in adults
Prof. Paul Moayyedi (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
11.20–11.40Changing approaches to inflammatory bowel disease management
Prof. John Marshall (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
11.40–12.00Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease – current management
Prof. Barry Lumb (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
12.00–12.30Panel Discussion
12.30–13.30Lunch Break
13.30–13.50Osteoporosis prevention and treatment – when pharmacologic intervention is justified
Prof. Jonathan Adachi (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
13.50–14.10Polymyalgia rheumatica – current management
Prof. Bhaskar Dasgupta (Southend University Hospital, Essex, UK)
14.10–14.30Tailoring therapy in spondyloarthropathies
Prof. Filip Van den Bosch (Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium)
14.30–14.50Should I start using point of care ultrasound in my clinical practice
Prof. Khalid Azzam (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
14.50–15.20Panel Discussion
15.20–15.40Refreshment Break
15.40–16.00Diagnosis and prognosis in cancer of unknown primary origin
Prof. Nicholas Pavlidis (University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece)
16.00–16.20Antibiotic resistance – how to handle in clinical practice
Prof. Mark Loeb (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
16.20–16.40Headache – when to worry
Prof. Wieslaw Oczkowski (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
16.40–17.00Past, present, and future of evidence-based medicine – A tribute to Dr. David Sackett
Prof. Holger Schünemann (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
17.00–17.30Panel Discussion
17.30–17.40Closing Remarks


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