Naomi Hammond and Simon Finfer join Rob Mac Sweeney on the podcast to discuss the reaction on Twitter to the PLUS trial results presentation livestream. The PLUS trial compared the use of 0.9% saline with Plasmalyte in critically ill patients in the ICU. Additionally, the simultaneously published systematic review and meta analysis on balanced fluids is also addressed.
Brian Driver and Matt Prekker join Rob Mac Sweeney to answer the question and comments posted on Twitter after the BOUGIE trial results presentation livestream. The BOUGIE trial compared the use of a stylet with that of a bougie in 1102 critically ill patients requiring an emergency intubation
Chief investigator Lars Andersen joins Rob Mac Sweeney to address some of the questions and comments that arose following the presentation and publication of the VAM-IHCA trial results, investigating vasopressin and methylprednisolone for in-hospital cardiac arrest.
Prof Alistair Nichol (Dublin & Melbourne) discusses the latest controversial investigative agent to be added to the REMAP-CAP platform trial - ivermectin
Dr Lennie Derde (Utrecht) talks about the running of the REMAP-CAP trial, including her roles as Chair of the international Trial Steering Committee and European Coordinating Investigator
BaSICS trial leads Drs Fernando Zampieri & Alexandre Biasi Cavalcante join Rob Mac Sweeney to address some of the questions and comments that arose following the presentation and publication of the BaSICS trial results.
Niklas Nielsen, the chief investigator for the TTM2 trial, joins Rob Mac Sweeney to address some of the questions and comments that arose on Twitter and the livestream chat function during and following the presentation and publication of the TTM2 trial results.
Prof Manu Shankar-Hari, Professor in Critical Care Medicine at King's College London and an NIHR Clinician Scientist, joins Rob Mac Sweeney to discuss the WHO REACT Groups prospective systematic review and meta analysis on IL-6 receptor antagonists in severe COVID-19.
Prof Giuseppe Citerio, Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Milano Bicocca University, and the Editor-in-Chief of Intesive Care Medicine, talks about the global SYNAPSE-ICU trial, investigating the use of ICP monitors across the world.
Prof Derek Angus (Pittsburgh) discusses the concept of a learning healthcare system and how this relates to the REMAP-CAP trial
Prof Kathryn Maitland, from the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, in Kilifi, Kenya, chats about the remarkable COAST trial, investigating oxygen use in hypoxic children with pneumonia
Prof Alistair Nichol (Dublin & Melbourne) discusses the new ventilator domain soon to be launched as part of the greater REMAP-CAP trial
Professors Vincenzo Russotto and Sheila Myatra discuss the INTUBE study, published March 23rd in JAMA, investigating global practice in performing tracheal intubation in critically ill patients.