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Work experience

2013 - Present

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

2010

Anaesthesiology and emergency medicine senior specialist

Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital

2009

Emergency Medical Service Senior Specialist in massive chemical accident prevention issues

Latvian Republic Ministry of Health

2004 - 2010

Anesthesiology and reanimatology clinic manager

Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital ''Gailezers''

Education and training

1994

Dr. Med

Rīga Stradiņš University

1978 - 1980

Clinical residency in anaesthesiology and reanimation

Riga Medical Institute, Department of Anesthesiology and reanimatology

1968 - 1974

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Riga Medical Institute, Medical Faculty

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Improvement of professional skills conferences / seminars

1.Nordic Country Poison Center 36 annual conference in Vilnius (Lithuania), 2014. September 10 to 12

2.32nd International Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Symposium in Brussels (Belgium), 2012 20 to the 23rd March

3.Nordic Country Poison Centre Annual Conference in Tallinn (Estonia), 2010. 8 to 10 September

4.Bleeding Management - Octapharma Academy, Critical Care Education, 4 to 5 October 2012, Riga, International Symposium "ephedrone epidemic. New manganism cause chronic (The Ephedrone Epidemic. A New Cause of Chronic Manganism)", Tartu (Estonia), 2008. 28 September.

5.Chemical Weapons Convention Nordic -Baltic National Expert Conference 2008. 8 - 9 May in Riga;

6.EU PHARE project "Twinning Project" LV / 2003 / IB / EC / 01 - "Medical Products Market Surveillance and Pharmacovigilance" training seminars "Adverse drug reactions (ADR) and clinical evaluation" Riga, 2005. 13, 20, 27 May

7.EU PHARE project "Twinning project" LV / 2003 / IB / EC / 01 - "Medical Products Market Surveillance and Pharmacovigilance" closing seminar "Adverse drug reactions (ADR) and clinical evaluation", Riga, 2005. 13, 20, 27 May.

8.International anti-terrorism, disaster relief management training and conference "RESCVER / MEDCEVR / DIVEX / SAREX" Latvia, Liepaja 2004 16-31.07

9.NATO lecture course "Chemical and biological protection" - Riga, 2003 6 - 7 October

10.Radiometer Copenhagen training Course "Arterial blood test and a blood gas test. Modern ideas and trends " 2003, October 2-3.

11.Pharmaceutic company AstraZeneca organized international conference - Riga 30 October 2003

12." new dangerous, multidrug-resistant pathogens in intensive care units "(Latvian hematologist and intensive and emergency therapy associations and pharmaceutical companies WYETH organized international seminar) October 31, 2001.

13."Transfusiology current events" (Latvian anesthesiologists and resuscitation, Latvian intensive therapy and emergency medical associations and company B. Braun medical seminar organized) January 26, 2001

14."Household acquired pneumonia diagnosis and treatment last aspects "(Latvian intensive and emergency treatment and medical associations company Bristol-Myers Squibb seminar organized) March 16, 2001

15.''Rational antibacterial therapy in patients with severe infections "(Latvian anesthesiologists and resuscitation, Latvian intensive and emergency treatment , Latvian association of Surgeons and pharmacological company Merck Sharp & Dohme seminar organized) April 1, 2000


Professional training abroad:

1.EU International Labour Conference "Victim decontamination - current situation and prospects in Europe" in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany, 2007. 22.-24.02.

2. The European Union disaster relief exercise "Eudrex" Austria 2004, 10-15. September

3. Hague Chemical Weapons Convention and the Iranian international courses "Medical protection against chemical weapons" in Tehran (Islamic Republic of Iran) - May 2003.

4. Hague Chemical Weapons Convention organized by specialist management training course for Baltic States "Baltic assistance and protection against chemical weapons" - March 2003, Tallinn (Estonia)

5.Hague Chemical Weapons Convention organized by specialist instructors course in the Baltic States "Baltic assistance and protection against chemical weapons "- 2002, 21 - 25 October, the army training center in Vilnius (Lithuania)

6. Sweden-Baltic Poison Centre project training Stockholm Poison information Centre, Karolinska hospital and Söder intensive and emergency care units,
7th-13th September 1998

7. Maryland State Poison Information Center (Baltimore, USA), 1993. 1 to 15 May

Field of research

anesthesiology- reanimatology,​

intensive medicine,

clinical toxicology,

emergency and disaster medicine.​

Supervisor and/or head of the study programme

Developer of a new inter-university (RSU / RTU) study program for medical engineers "Basics of Occupational Safety and Civil Defence", in collaboration with RSU Occupational and Environmental Medicine departments, 2014.


Developed (updated) fifteen RSU study programmes:

Disaster Medicine

1.Medicine Faculty fourth year of study

2.Medicine Faculty fourth year of study for foreign students (in English)

3.Dentistry Faculty third year of study for foreign students (in English)

4.Dentistry Facultythird year of study

5.Pharmacy Facultythird year of study

6.Nursing Faculty third year of study

Toxicology

1.Medicine Faculty fourth year of study

2.Medicine Faculty fourth year of study for foreign students (in English)

3.RehabilitationFaculty academic School of nutrition (nutritionists - medicated person) 3 study year

4.Pharmacy Facultythird year of study

5.Nursing Faculty third year of study

6.Pharmacy Faculty, part-time study program,third year of study

Medicine in extreme situations

1.Medicine Faculty fourth year of study

2.Medicine Faculty fourth year of study for foreign students (in English)

Nineteen study and post-graduate training programs are being developed and operated (emergency medicine, toxicology, intensive therapy) for students, doctors and nurses:

1.RSU 14 study programs for students of disaster medicine and toxicology and extreme situation medicine

2.Toxicology medicine and disaster medicine study (study cycle) program development and management of its nurse- anesthetist specialization courses

3.Course for intensive care nurses postgraduate training within "Intensive Care principles of clinical toxicology"

4.Intensive therapy seminars and practical training program for neurology residents

5.5. Intensive therapy seminars and practical training program in internal medicine residents of intensive therapy and toxicology program for anesthesiology-reanimatology residents.

Supervised study course

Basics of Employment Protection and Civil Protection

Disaster Medicine and toxicology _ First Aid

Disaster Medicine Toxicology and Narcology

Extreme and Wilderness Medicine

Toxicology

Head of study course

Example:

Research Work Methodology

Lectured study course

Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Toxicology and Civil Protection

Disaster Medicine and toxicology _ First Aid

Disaster Medicine Toxicology and Narcology

Extreme and Wilderness Medicine

Toxicology

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

doctoral theses: 2

Master's theses: 1

Resident research papers: 1

Student research papers: 5

Reviewed:

doctoral theses: 1

Resident research papers: 10

Student research papers: 9

Memberships

1.Latvian Disaster Medicine and Emergency Medicine Association honorary members (one of the founders).

2.Baltic toxicological Centre and Clinical Toxicologists Association President (1995 g. - 2000.), Secretary (2000 g. - 2002.), Vice President (2002 - 2004).

3.Latvian anesthesiologists and Reanimatologists Association.

4.Latvian anesthesiologists and reanimatologists Association Certification Commission member

University​

Publications

Research articles​​

Being overweight is associated with greater survival in ICU patients : results from the Intensive Care Over Nations audit / Y.Sakr ...[et al.] ; on behalf of the Intensive Care Over Nations investigators: I.Vanags, V.Liguts ...[et al.] // Critical Care Medicine. - Vol.43, No.12 (2015, Dec.), p.2623-2632. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Liguts, Viesturs. Toksikoloģiskie riski sievietēm / V.Liguts // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.12 (2015, dec.), 50.-53.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. Vai slimnīca ir gatava ārkārtas medicīniskai situācijai : [par katastrofu medicīnas mācībām SIA "Rīgas Austrumu klīniskā universitātes slimnīca" Neatliekamās medicīnas un pacientu uzņemšanas klīnikā] / V.Liguts, A.Višņakovs // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.6/7 (2015, jūn./jūl.), 1.-2.lpp.

Assessment of the worldwide burden of critical illness : the intensive care over nations (ICON) audit / E.Tomas ...[et al.] ; ICON investigators : I.Vanags, V.Liguts ...[et al.] // The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. - Vol.2, No.5 (2014, May), p.380-386. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Liguts, Viesturs. Psihoaktīvās vielas un akūtā toksikoloģija - divu klīnisko gadījumu vērtējums / V.Liguts // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.6/7 (2014, jūn./jūl.), 96.-98.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. Uztura bagātinātāju mijiedarbība ar zālēm / V.Liguts // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.5 (2014, maijs), 18.-20.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. Apreibinošie šķidrumi toksikologa praksē : [par cilvēka organismam bīstamo spirtu toksikokinētiku un to ietekmi uz veselību] / V.Liguts // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.3 (2013, marts), 35.-38.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. Saindēšanās izraisīto akūto kritisko stāvokļu ārstēšanas īpatnības / V.Liguts // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.6 (2012), 38.-40.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. Uztura bagātinātāji toksikologa skatījumā / V.Liguts // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.11 (2012), 71.-73.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. Akūta saindēšanās ar paracetamolu - epidemioloģiskais vērtējums no 2006. līdz 2010.gadam / V.Liguts // Cito! - Nr.3 (2011), 2.-3.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Changes of blood gases in cases of ethylene glycol poisoning / R.Stasinskis, V.Liguts, R.Erts, A.Lejnieks // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 318.lpp.

Agrīnās mobilitātes pasākumi akūtajā rehabilitācijā kritiski slimiem pacientiem funkcionālo un kognitīvo traucējumu novēršanai - nākotnes perspektīvas Latvijā / A.Vētra, I.Mihejeva, V.Liguts...[u.c.] // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 357.lpp.

Stašinskis, Roberts. Datu analīze par biežāk sastopamiem sarežģījumiem saindēšanās gadījumos ar alkohola surogātiem / R.Stašinskis, V.Liguts, D.Grundāne // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 115.lpp.

Stašinskis, Roberts. Klīniskās toksikoloģijas tendences pēdējo 3 gadu skatījumā / R.Stašinskis, V.Liguts // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 306.lpp.

Anion and osmolar gap as a useful tool for rapid diagnosis of alcohol / R.Stasinskis, V.Liguts, A.Lejnieks, V.Cera // Acta Medica Lituanica. - Vol.19, N 3 (2012), p.379. - 6th International Baltic Congress of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.18-20, 2012) : Abstracts.

Cocaine body packing : case report / R.Stasinskis, V.Liguts, O.Suba, D.Grundane // Acta Medica Lituanica. - Vol.19, N 3 (2012), p.380. - 6th International Baltic Congress of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.18-20, 2012) : Abstracts.

Saindēšanās biežums ar metilspirtu Rīgas Austrumu klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas (RAKUS) Toksikoloģijas un sepses klīnikā. Gadījumu analīze / R.Stašinskis, V.Liguts, A.Lejnieks, D.Grundāne // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 161.lpp.

Saindēšanās ar sēnēm - Rīgas Austrumu klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas stacionāra "Gaiļezers" 6 gadu pieredze (2006.-2011.) / V.Liguts, R.Stašinskis, D.Grundāne ...[u.c.] // Latvijas Anesteziologu un reanimatologu asociācijas 5. Nacionālais kongress (Liepāja, Latvija, 2011.g. 9.-10.dec.) : programma un tēžu krājums / Latvijas Anesteziologu un reanimatologu asociācija. - Liepāja, 2011. - 17.lpp.

SIA "Rīgas Austrumu Klīniskā universitātes slimnīca" stacionāra "Gaiļezers" pacienti ar toksisku alkohola iedarbību : 2010. gada datu analīze / R.Stašinskis, V.Liguts, A.Lejnieks, D.Grundāne // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 200.lpp.

Stašinskis, Roberts. Diferenciāldiagnostiskās iespējas saindēšanās gadījumos ar etanolu un alkohola surogātiem / R.Stašinskis, V.Liguts, A.Lejnieks // Latvijas Anesteziologu un reanimatologu asociācijas 5. Nacionālais kongress (Liepāja, Latvija, 2011.g. 9.-10.dec.) : programma un tēžu krājums / Latvijas Anesteziologu un reanimatologu asociācija. - Liepāja, 2011. - 33.-34.lpp.

Liguts, Viesturs. MARS therapy for hepatic encephalopathy in chronic hepatitis B patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis : [abstract] / V.Liguts, Dz.Krugale, A.Petersons // 10th Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.14-16, 2010) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2010. - [Nav norādītas lpp.].

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