Infection in the Elderly: the Next Challenges

12.09.2018 - 14.09.2018 All day

To provide new insights and scientific exchanges on sepsis in older populations, including:
• Current views on the pathogenesis of sepsis and specificities in older populations.
• Specific outcomes, clinical presentations in older populations and clinical relevance of these specificities.
• Special aspects in the diagnosis, prognosis and management of sepsis and severe infection in older populations.
• Specificities of the impact of old viruses (Influenza) but also of newer viruses (respiratory and emerging arboviruses).
• The next challenges regarding prevention of infection.
• New and old vaccines.
• The research agenda for the coming decade.

Gaetan Gavazzi