Journal Club

April 2016

JC: A Useful Boost in the Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia?

By |April 6th, 2016|

April 7th 2016: Efficacy and Safety of Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Written and Presented by Dr […]

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March 2016

JC: Is Cooling in Traumatic Brain Injury Not Cool Anymore?

By |March 14th, 2016|

March 17th 2016: Fever Control Management Is Preferable to Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients with Abbreviated Injury Scale […]

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December 2015

JC: EPO following TBI – Live stronger after brain injury?

By |December 14th, 2015|

November 26th, 2015: Erythropoietin in traumatic brain injury (EPO-TBI): a double-blind randomised placebo controlled trial
Presented by Dr Adrian Jubb
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) […]

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November 2015

Hacked By Shade

By |November 21st, 2015|

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October 2015

JC: Let Them Eat Cake – Sanctioned Hunger on ICU

By |October 20th, 2015|

Thursday 21st October: Permissive Underfeeding or Standard Enteral Feeding in Critically Ill Adults
By Dr Tamara Tajsic and Emma Service
Nutritional support for […]

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JC: A Stitch in Time?

By |October 5th, 2015|

9th October 2015: Early Surgery versus Initial Conservative Treatment in Patients with Traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
By Dr Pushpaj Gajendragadkar
Following trauma, early surgical evacuation of extradural and […]

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JC: Defining a disease which doesn’t exist?

By |October 5th, 2015|

8th February 2015: Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Criteria in Defining Severe Sepsis
By Dr Grace Nisbet
Can we do better than simply thinking that sepsis is […]

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September 2015

JC: Transfusion Ratios

By |September 6th, 2015|

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February 2015

JC: Erythropoietin, Transfusion, and TBI

By |February 1st, 2015|

14th February 2015: Effect of Erythropoietin and Transfusion Threshold on Neurological Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury

Presented by Dr Arun Ramachandran
The most important paper on […]

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December 2014

JC: ARISE

By |December 1st, 2014|

4th December 2014: Goal-Directed Resuscitation for Patients with Early Septic Shock
Presented by Dr Angus Butchart
The design and implementation of systems to manage sepsis […]

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November 2014

JC: Statins in SAH

By |November 10th, 2014|

We know very little about how to manage aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (review) which is perhaps surprising given how common the […]

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October 2014

JC: NIV in Chest Trauma

By |October 13th, 2014|

17th October 2014: Noninvasive ventilation in chest trauma: systematic review and meta-analysis
Presented by Dr Lorna Burrows
We are not keen on meta-analyses, this is only the […]

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September 2014

JC: Bowel Decontamination on ICU

By |September 22nd, 2014|

25th September 2014: Selective digestive or oropharyngeal decontamination and topical oropharyngeal chlorhexidine for prevention of death in general intensive care
Presented by […]

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JC: BestBets Critical Appraisal Worksheets

By |September 14th, 2014|

As we develop journal club over the next year we want to get to a point where we do not […]

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JC: Perioperative AF and Ischemic Stroke

By |September 8th, 2014|

11th September 2014: Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation and the Long-term Risk of Ischemic Stroke

Presented By Dr Justus Groen
Welcome to the first journal club of the […]

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July 2014

Health Care Associated Infection After Red Blood Cell Transfusion

By |July 28th, 2014|

31th July 2014  RBC and Infections in ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Presented By Dr Tommaso Zoerle
We have discussed very few, if any, meta-analyses […]

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Intermittent Versus Continuous Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage Management in Adult Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

By |July 22nd, 2014|

24th July 2014  CSF drainage in TBI

Presented By Dr Birte Feix
A simple, straightforward, single centre study this week which asks a question that will surely […]

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Efficacy and Economic Assessment of Conventional Ventilatory Support Versus Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Adult Respiratory Failure

By |July 14th, 2014|

17th July 2014  The CESAR Study

Presented By Dr Rita Bertuetti
In the last few months we have referred five trauma patients for ECMO at Papworth. […]

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Journal Club Follow Up: Tranexamic Acid and Mortality

By |July 13th, 2014|

Journal Club Follow-up
Dr Mypinder Sekhon
Tranexamic acid, a lysine analogue, is an anti-fibrinolytic agent which is widely used in trauma and massive […]

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Critical Care Reviews: BMJ Statistics Series

By |July 12th, 2014|

Critical Care Reviews is a perhaps the best resource for intensive care medicine literature on the internet. It is run by […]

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