International teleconference about "Role of Nutritional Support in Rehabilitation"
On August 12, 2020, according to the work plans of scientific-educational centers "Nutritional therapy" and "Psychology, pedagogy, neurology, neurorehabilitation" of BSMU, the international teleconference "The role of nutritional support in rehabilitation" was successfully held under the chairmanship of Zilola Mavlyanova, Head of Medical Rehabilitation Department of Samarkand State Medical Institute (SamMI) and Elza Akhmadeeva, Professor of Hospital Pediatrics Department of BSMU. The urgency of nutrition issues for patients from newborn to elderly under various clinical conditions was emphasized.
Rais Gizatullin, Associate Professor of BSMU, shared the data of modern literature and his own researches conducted at the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care with the course of BSMU EPI (Head of Department - Prof. Ildar Lutfarakhmanov) on metabolic dysfunction and methods of its correction in infants with sepsis, and Professor of the Department of Neurology of BSMU (Head of Department - Ph. Leyla Akhmadeeva gave a master class, drawing the attention of participants from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Russia to the importance of multidisciplinary rehabilitation of stroke patients and the role of nutritional support, teaching how to use Russian and international scales for quantitative assessment of dysphagia and malnutrients, demonstrating data from her own research published in Russian scientific journals. Swallowing disorders are now a large and underdeveloped problem that stands out in the world as a separate science - deglutology. Solution of malnutritional problems and prevention of aspiration complications improve outcomes of patients after acute cerebral circulation disorders.
So, participants with different specialties were discussing lively, raising important issues and making plans for further meetings and inter-university cooperation during the teleconference under the patronage of Rector of BSMU Valentin Pavlov and Rector of SamMI Jasur Rizaev.
It should be also mentioned that more than 100 connections from different clinics and higher education institutions of Russia and CIS countries were registered, including residents, postgraduates, students and practitioners. We are very grateful to Prof. Valery Satayev (BSMU) and Shuhrat Yusupov (SamMI) for initiating friendship between our universities, constant support and expansion of contacts and management of international activities of BSMU for regular assistance in conducting international events and academic mobility programs.
The conference materials and articles, which were source for the speakers, will be published at www.ufaneuro.org.