State of the Art 2019

SOA17 PODCASTS

The Intensive Care Society is proud to present our open access podcasts. These include our educational events, interviews with the very best in Critical Care and presentations from the UK's biggest multidisciplinary critical care conference, State of the Art.

  • Maternity Critical Care Panel Debate - Quinn, Winfield, Watkinson, Hinton, Vincent
    by Intensive Care Society on February 24, 2019 at 20:07

    Audrey Quinn Sarah Winfield Peter Watkinson Lisa Hinton Laura Vincent […]

  • Learning from patients’ experiences & challenges to improving care - Lisa Hinton
    by Intensive Care Society on February 24, 2019 at 20:01

    Dr Lisa Hinton is a medical sociologist, and leads applied research in the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG). Improving patient experience is a global priority for health policy makers and care providers. How research on patient and staff experiences can make a difference in these areas is at the core of her research interests.  Lisa has a portfolio of applied, mixed methods, social science research specialising primarily in women's health, in particular experiences of infertility, pregnancy, childbirth and neonatal care. She is also involved in several studies seeking to improve patient experiences in critical care.The role of digital technology in patient self-management and healthcare is another area of interest. Lisa leads qualitative work developing and evaluating complex interventions and is currently working on two clinical trials of self-monitoring of blood pressure.  One is studying the impact of SMBP during pregnancy and a second the impact of SMBP after a stroke or TIA (see Hypertension). She also leads a programme of work as part of the Oxford BRC's Partnerships for Health Wealth and Innovation theme exploring research participation and patient and public involvement.  Lisa has a developing interest in studying the potential for patient experiences research in resource poor countries. Initial work, in collaboration with colleagues at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust in Kenya, can be seen here: http://www.dipexinternational.org/2018/01/premature-birth-in-kenya-sharing-mothers-voices/  Lisa currently supervises doctoral students on a range of studies focused on maternal and newborn health  and nursing in the UK, Kenya and India. She teaches on the HERG Qualitative Research Methods courses and the MSc in Evidence-based Healthcare. Before joining the department in 2007 Lisa was a TV and web producer, working for the BBC and Channel 4. […]

  • Obstetric Early Warning scores – the 4 P’s study - Peter Watkinson
    by Intensive Care Society on February 24, 2019 at 20:00

    Dr Peter Watkinson, Associate Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, is joint clinical lead for the Critical Care Research Group based at the Kadoorie Centre for Critical Care Research & Education at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He is an NHS consultant in intensive care and acute medicine and is part of the senior clinical team at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His research interests focus on the identification of the deteriorating patient in hospital and he has designed and run a number of studies in the field of wearable monitoring devices. The research group is now exploring the opportunities offered through non-contact monitoring and standard electronically-recorded descriptors of a patient’s condition. The research group has a strong link with the University of Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering. Using data collected from thousands of patients’ vital signs in Oxford and elsewhere the multi-disciplinary team investigates ways to locate patterns which precede and predict clinical deterioration in hospitalised patients. Other areas of interest for the research group include development of electronic monitoring systems, use of human factors techniques to introduce new technology into the healthcare environment, and assessing the longer-term effects of critical illnesses on patients’ quality of life. […]

  • Enhanced Maternal Care – The Yorkshire & Humber experience - Sarah Winfield
    by Intensive Care Society on February 24, 2019 at 19:57

    I work as a Consultant Obstetrician and am based at Leeds General Infirmary. I have a special interest in maternal medicine and high risk obstetrics and I run the Obstetric Cardiac and Renal Service in this tertiary referral centre. I also work with the Diabetes team and am part of the twice weekly Diabetic Antenatal Clinic at St. James’s University Hospital. I see women with pre-existing medical conditions for pre-pregnancy counselling and I participate in the consultant on-call rota at LTHT. I am the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Network Clinical lead for maternity services and try to link this with my clinical role to optimise what can be achieved to improve maternity services for women and their families in Yorkshire and Humber. […]

  • Care of the Critically Ill Woman in Childbirth - Audrey Quinn
    by Intensive Care Society on February 24, 2019 at 19:55

    As a consultant obstetric and neuro-anaesthetist at James Cook Hospital Middlesbrough, I have specialist interests in maternal critical care MCC, and the difficult airway in obstetrics. I am an anaesthetic assessor for the maternal confidential enquiry MBRRACE. I contributed to three chapters in NAP4 (4th National anaesthesia audit), and more recently have been a member of the OAA/DAS working party that developed the first national algorithm specifically for obstetric failed tracheal intubation. Work is now underway by this group on a review of Anticiptated difficult Airway. From 2009-2014 I was a committee member of the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association (OAA) and in 2013 I set up and chaired the OAA, national intercollegiate Maternal Critical Care, MCC Subcommittee. The groups aims were to identify standards and expertise in the management of the acutely mother and multi-disciplinary training & education. I was also OAA lead for obstetric ICNARC dataset. During this time, I chaired the Yorkshire & Humber Y&H Maternity SCN, MCC network for Yorkshire and Humber NHS hospitals and was course co-organiser for the course Care of the Critically Ill Childbearing Mother that contributed to a PG Certificate at Leeds University. I was recently involved with a Y&H NHS clinical network task and finish group and publication of their MCC and EMC recommendations and training framework 2018. I chaired a revision of https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/providing-equity-of-critical-and-maternity-care-for-the-critically-ill-pregnant-or-recently-pregnant-woman/ . These intercollegiate guidelines let to obstetric additions to the CC3N and new RCM midwifery competencies Enhanced Maternity Care. I run an multi-specialty MCC online course from James Cook Hospital Middlesbrough. This online resource has been taken up by the RCOG working party setting up MCC training into the obstetric curriculum. I’m a passionate supporter of an MCC intercollegiate curriculum for obstetricians, anesthetists, intensivists and obstetric physicians aimed at future consultants specialising in maternal critical care. […]

  • Critical Care in 2025
    by Intensive Care Society on February 17, 2019 at 16:31

    Anna Batchelor, Sean Bagshaw, Carole Boulanger, Jamie Strachan, Natalie Pattison, Craig Brown […]

  • How do we get it right first time? - Anna Batchelor
    by Intensive Care Society on February 17, 2019 at 16:28

    Until summer 2017 I worked as an anaesthetist and intensivist in Newcastle spending 50% of my time in each with anaesthetic interests including patients for endocrine, gastro-intestinal and burns and reconstructive surgery. Since taking on the national lead for Getting It Right First Time for Critical Care I am now “ just” an intensivist. I am a Past President of the ICS and Past Dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. I led the production of the new curriculum for ICM and the ICM component of the anaesthesia curriculum. I led the production of the DH framework for Advanced Critical Care Practitioners and the FICM curriculum for ACCPs. &nbs […]

  • The impact of strained ICU Capacity - Sean Bagshaw
    by Intensive Care Society on February 17, 2019 at 16:25

    Dr Bagshaw is a Clinician Scientist and Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine. He is currently serving as Interim Chair of the Department. He acquired training at the University of Calgary (Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Masters of Science Epidemiology) prior to completing a Critical Care Nephrology fellowship in the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Bagshaw is supported by a Canada Research Chair in Critical Care Nephrology and a Clinical Investigator Award from Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions. Dr Bagshaw’s main research interests have focused on the clinical, epidemiological, translational, and health services delivery issues related to acute kidney injury and extracorporeal blood purification in critically ill patients. Dr Bagshaw’s research also focuses ICU organization, capacity and rapid response systems, frailty in critical illness, and technological support for critically ill older patients. His research is supported from grants from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, the MSI Foundation, the University Hospital Foundation, the Canadian Intensive Care Society, and the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, numerous book chapters, and peer-reviewed for over 20 medical journals. Dr Bagshaw is a member of several organizations including the Canadian Critical Care Society, Canadian Critical Care Trials Group, Australia New Zealand Intensive Care Society, and the Acute Kidney Injury Network, and the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative. […]

  • It’s good to talk - Above Cuff Vocalisation for tracheostomised patients - Sarah Wallace
    by Intensive Care Society on February 11, 2019 at 22:31

    Sarah is Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) specialising in critical care, tracheostomy and complex dysphagia and has worked at Wythenshawe hospital, Manchester since 2002. As an RCSLT expert advisor for 18 years she has contributed to a number of key policies and guidelines, including GPICS, NCEPOD ‘On the right trach’ and RCSLT position papers in FEES (Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) and Critical Care. She is Chair of the RCSLT Tracheostomy Clinical Excellence Network and SLT representative on the NTSP (National Tracheostomy Safety Project) actively promoting clinical knowledge sharing, best practice, multidisciplinary tracheostomy team and SLT service development. She is on the UK Swallowing Research Group committee and researches into the effects of tracheostomy and ventilation on communication and swallowing, most recently Above Cuff Vocalisation (ACV). Sarah travels widely and has worked in Singapore and also as a volunteer for Speech Therapy Cambodia. […]

  • Opt in, Opt out, stirred not shaken - Dale Gardiner
    by Intensive Care Society on February 10, 2019 at 18:54

    Dr Dale Gardiner is a Consultant in Adult Intensive Care Medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK. Through an interest in ethics, the diagnosis of death and deceased organ donation he has been a Clinical Lead for Organ Donation since 2009. In June 2018 he was appointed national Clinical Lead for NHS Blood and Transplant. Dr Gardiner is chair of Nottingham’s Ethics of Clinical Practice Committee and co-chair in a European deceased donation ethics working group (ELPAT). He served for four years as a member of the UK Donation Ethics Committee until its closure in 2016 […]

  • INTEREST: Efficacy and Safety of FP-1201-lyo (Interferon Beta-1a) in Patients Having Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) - Geoff Bellingan
    by Intensive Care Society on February 10, 2019 at 18:50

    Dr Bellingan is a consultant in Respiratory Medicine and Critical Care at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Geoff Bellingan is Medical Director for the Surgery and Cancer Board at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and is responsible for the cancer strategy across the trust and UCLH engagement with UCLP and London Cancer. He is also responsible for surgical, anaesthetic and theatre strategy for the UCH site and for the imaging department. Geoff is a consultant in intensive care medicine (UCLH) and Reader in Intensive Care at UCL. He is the Hon secretary of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)  and is a member of the Critical Care Committee for the Royal College of Physicians and the research committee for the Intensive Care Society (ICS). Geoff’s research interests are ARDS infection and the resolution of inflammation, having studied macrophage clearance then fibrosis in ARDS for his PhD and MRC clinician scientist fellowships respectively. Geoff has published widely on pathophysiology and clinical trials in acute lung injury and on MRSA. He is currently leading on the FP7 trial. […]

  • POPPI: Provision Of Psychological support to People in Intensive care - Kathy Rowan
    by Intensive Care Society on February 10, 2019 at 18:45

    Kathy is founder and Director of ICNARC and works within a team of audit, research, IT and administrative staff. ICNARC’s aim is to facilitate improvements in the organisation and practise of critical care through a broad programme of audit and research. In 2004, Kathy was awarded the Humphry Davy Medal by the Royal College of Anaesthetists as a mark of distinction for her significant contribution to critical care. More recently, Kathy completed a Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy in the USA (Nov 2004 to Oct 2005). Kathy is an Honorary Professor in the Department of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. […]

  • Defence of physiological function during high risk airway management - Paul Mayo
    by Intensive Care Society on January 26, 2019 at 19:12

    Dr. Paul H. Mayo MD graduated from Cornell University Medical College and completed his postgraduate training at Roosevelt Hospital and Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He is presently a frontline intensivist in the Northwell System in the New York City area where he is academic director of critical care medicine and professor of clinical medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He has strong interest in critical care ultrasonography and combined team training for critical care airway management. He has longstanding responsibility for the design and implementation of the national level courses on critical care ultrasonography sponsored by American Society of Chest Physicians. […]

  • Criminalisation of Healthcare. Does it improve patient safety? - Jenny Vaughan
    by Intensive Care Society on January 26, 2019 at 19:10

    Dr Jenny Vaughan has been Consultant Neurologist for 14 years (NW London Hospitals NHS Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust). Jenny was the medical lead for the successful over-turning of the conviction of Surgeon Mr David Sellu for gross negligence manslaughter in 2013. Jenny have conducted multiple interviews on mainstream media in recent weeks vocalising the concerns of the whole profession with respect to medical manslaughter (1). Jenny has published widely-read articles on this subject2. Jenny has been an invited speaker at multiple events on gross negligence manslaughter, including the RCP annual conference last year. Jenny has conducted surveys 3 for the last three years in order to understand the impact of the criminal law on healthcare, especially after the conviction and erasure of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba. These surveys have informed law-makers, politicians, the media, the BMA, the royal colleges and the medical profession in general. Jenny co-founded the only UK online resource for anyone to access who wishes to know more about the charges of gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare. Jenny co-organised the first joint medicolegal meeting on manslaughter and avoidable harm in Holborn 2015  www.manslaughterandhealthcare.org.uk)4. Jenny’s work in bringing those in the field together was published and recently cited editorially in the BMJ 5-6. This year the medico-legal team won crime team of the year at The Modern Law Awards7. Jenny has become a leading voice of the medical profession on this subject. She gave oral and written submissions to the Williams review as her intention is to work with others to continuously improve patient safety (8). She contributes regularly on this subject to leading journals (9) and is currently assisting the Marx review into  how manslaughter by gross negligence is applied to medical practice. 1.http://www.manslaughterandhealthcare.org.uk/2018/02/20/media-coverage-of-medical-manslaughter/ 2.http://www.manslaughterandhealthcare.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Jenny-Vaughan-RCS-Bulletin-article-February-2016.pdf 3. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DY6VYSM 4. http://www.manslaughterandhealthcare.org.uk/2018/02/20/events/ 5. . http://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k479 6. http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2018/03/20/the-case-of-david-sellu-a-criminal-court-is-not-the-right-place-to-determine-blame-in-complex-clinical-cases/ 7. https://www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk/congratulations-to-david-sellu-appeal-team/ 8.https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/717946/Williams_Report.pdf 9. https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2018/06/21/jenny-vaughan-the-williams-review-a-significant-step-forward-for-all/ […]

  • It’s safer to intubate critically ill patients without muscle relaxation - Rob Mac Sweeney (Pro) & Alex Psirides (Con)
    by Intensive Care Society on January 25, 2019 at 17:16

    Rob Mac Sweeney is an intensivist working at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He founded and runs Critical Care Reviews, a free, not-for-profit critical care educational project spanning a website, journal watch facility, newsletter, international meeting, annual book and podcast. He also co-founded a platinium open access journal, Critical Care Horizons. Rob is a passionate believer that scientific advances, especially through publically funded research, should be available to all and works to promote open access to such work through Critical Care Reviews and Critical Care Horizons. Alex Psirides is an Intensive Care specialist working in Wellington, having trained in London, Melbourne and New Zealand. He has been involved in the design and implementation of Rapid Response Systems in several different hospitals. Because of this, he is clinical lead for the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national ‘Deteriorating Patient’ programme. In his spare time, when not walking his dog or his children, he builds websites & designs logos for Wellington ICU’s prodigious research department. He has nearly written a lot more research papers & as such needs to spend less time on Twitter. He also once ventilated a chimpanzee but it didn’t end well (for the chimp). […]

  • All liver patients should have 48 hour treatment trial in ICU as intensivists are a bunch of nihilists - Mark McPhail (Pro) & Nazir Lone (Con)
    by Intensive Care Society on January 25, 2019 at 08:28

    Mark McPhail is a senior lecturer and consultant in liver critical care at Kings College London. He trained in physics and medicine in Glasgow and following medical school he trained in Oxford, Southampton and London in gastroenterology, hepatology, general internal medicine and intensive care medicine.  His research interests include outcome prediction, statistical methods, metabonomics and immunometabolism in liver failure syndromes. Nazir Lone is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Critical Care and Honorary Consultant in Critical Care at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. His programme of research focuses on health services research and health care quality improvement for acutely ill patients. His research aims to directly improve the quality of care for patients before, during and after an episode of critical illness through rigorously conducted research and engagement with key stakeholders. He has a particular research interest in epidemiological methods and using linked ‘big’ data. […]

  • It’s time to have more Paediatric Critical Care provision in your DGH - Peter Wilson (Pro) & Anna Batchelor (Con)
    by Intensive Care Society on January 24, 2019 at 08:30

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  • Compassions, crossings and refugees - Xand van Tulleken
    by Intensive Care Society on January 23, 2019 at 08:45

    Dr Xand van Tulleken trained in medicine at the University of Oxford, he has a diploma in Tropical Medicine from the University of Liverpool, a Diploma in International Humanitarian Assistance from Fordham University and a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He was the Helen Hamlyn Senior Fellow at Fordham University’s Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs 2011-2017. In 2010 he was MDM Head of Mission in Darfur. Xand is a contributing editor to the first edition of the Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine and has worked for Doctors of the World, Merlin and the World Health Organization in humanitarian crises around the world.   His primary interest is in health care delivery and public health in wars and disasters. […]

  • The New 2018 SCCM PADIS Guidelines: Quick hits of recommendations for sedation, delirium and mobility - Dale Needham
    by Intensive Care Society on January 23, 2019 at 08:40

    Dr. Needham is Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA. He is Director of the “Outcomes After Critical Illness and Surgery” (OACIS) Research Group and core faculty with the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, both at Johns Hopkins. From a clinical perspective, he is an attending physician in the medical intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Critical Care Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program. Dr. Needham received his MD degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and completed both his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Toronto. He obtained his PhD in Clinical Investigation from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Notably, prior to his medical training, he completed Bachelor and Master degrees in Accounting and practiced in a large international accounting firm, with a focus in the health care field. Dr. Needham is Principal Investigator on a number of NIH research grants and has authored more than 250 publications. His research interests include evaluating and improving ICU patients’ long-term physical, cognitive and mental health outcomes, including research in the areas of sedation, delirium, early physical rehabilitation, and knowledge translation and quality improvement. […]

  • How I humanise the ICU - pet therapy - Alex Psirides
    by Intensive Care Society on January 11, 2019 at 19:18

    Alex is an Intensive Care specialist working in Wellington, having trained in London, Melbourne and New Zealand. He has been involved in the design and implementation of Rapid Response Systems in several different hospitals. Because of this, he is clinical lead for the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national ‘Deteriorating Patient’ programme. In his spare time, when not walking his dog or his children, he builds websites & designs logos for Wellington ICU’s prodigious research department. He has nearly written a lot more research papers & as such needs to spend less time on Twitter. He also once ventilated a chimpanzee but it didn’t end well (for the chimp). […]

  • PARAMEDIC-2: A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - Gavin Perkins
    by Intensive Care Society on January 9, 2019 at 21:39

    Gavin Perkins is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Warwick. He leads the emergency and critical care group within Warwick Clinical Trials Unit. He served as Chief Investigator for the BALTI, BALTI-prevention and PARAMEDIC-1 (LUCAS) trial and is currently Chief Investigator for the PARAMEDIC-2 (Adrenaline) and Breathe Trials. Clinically he holds appointments as a Consultant Physician in Critical Care Medicine at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and MERIT Team Consultant with West Midlands Ambulance Service. Prof Perkins is a Director of Research for the Intensive Care Foundation and Clinical Speciality Lead for Critical Care (West Midlands CRN), Division 6 Clinical Research Lead (West Midlands CRN). He has been a member (2000-10) and then chairman (2010-present) of the ALS Sub-committee during which time he developed, evaluated and implemented the e-ALS course. He has served as ILCOR and ERC Co-chair for BLS/AED since 2010. In these roles he has developed collaborative networks with international partners and co-ordinated the revision to the 2015 Utstein cardiac arrest template. He was elected as ILCOR Co-chair in 2015. […]

  • AIRWAYS-2: Effect of a Strategy of a Supraglottic Airway Device vs Tracheal Intubation During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest on Functional Outcome - Jerry Nolan
    by Intensive Care Society on January 7, 2019 at 21:12

    Jerry is a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and Honorary Professor of Resuscitation Medicine at the University of Bristol. He trained at Bristol Medical School (MB ChB 1983) and undertook anaesthesia and critical care training in Plymouth, Bristol, Bath and Southampton, and at the Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore in the United States. Jerry is Chair of the European Resuscitation Council (ERC), past Chair of the Resuscitation Council (UK), and the immediate past Co-Chair of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). He received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Cardiac Resuscitation Science from the American Heart Association in 2016. Jerry is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Resuscitation. Jerry’s research interests are in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, airway management, and post-cardiac arrest treatment – he has authored over 300 original papers, reviews and editorials on these topics.&nbs […]

  • NIV inside the ICU - Rachael Moses
    by Intensive Care Society on December 30, 2018 at 20:13

    Rachael graduated from the University of Hertfordshire and after spending some time working for the British Army and London Hospitals settled at the Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust in 2001. Rachael specialised in respiratory physiotherapy initially within cardiothoracic transplantation before moving into a rotational ICU Band 7 post. She developed a specialist interest in neuro-trauma and this role evolved to become the senior physiotherapy link within the North East long term ventilation team. More recently Rachael was Respiratory Lead at St Georges Hospital, London managing a diverse team and specialities to now working in a new Consultant Physiotherapy post at Royal Preston Hospital. Rachael’s area of expertise include complex ventilation and weaning and advanced airway clearance techniques for which she lectures and presents both in the UK and internationally and at pre and post graduate level. Rachael currently sits on BTS Council and the Critical Care Specialist Advisory Group representing AHPs, is an expert member of NHSE Patient Safety Group, AHP representative on the NIV NCEPOD study, Co-chair HMV-UK, Chair Respiratory Leaders in Physiotherapy UK, Board Member and Trustee St Catherines Hospice and most recently elected onto Physiotherapy Council. […]

  • How I diagnose and manage HUS & TTP - Marie Scully & Jim Down
    by Intensive Care Society on December 28, 2018 at 00:20

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  • Echo on the ICU – increasing the signal to noise ratio in the diagnosis & management of cardiogenic shock - Marcus Peck
    by Intensive Care Society on December 28, 2018 at 00:15

    Marcus Peck is a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at Frimley Park Hospital, a founding member of the FICE committee, and its current chair. He is an enthusiastic FICE trainer, and teaches widely, believing that all clinicians in front line specialities should have focused ultrasound skills […]

  • Cardiogenic shock, the poor relation of septic shock – are we missing a trick? - Susanna Price
    by Intensive Care Society on December 28, 2018 at 00:14

    Dr Susanna Price trained in both cardiology and intensive care medicine in the UK, and completed a fellowship at the Thorax center with Jos Roelandt. She was awarded a PhD from Imperial College London, and following completion of her training was awarded the two-year BHF Jill Dando GUCH Fellowship in order to train further in critical care and imaging in congenital heart disease. She is a consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital where she is Clinical Lead for Critical Care, Honorary Senior Lecturer at National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London. Dr Price is President-elect of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Acute Cardiovascular Care Association, and sits on numerous committees including the ESC Education Committee, ESC Press & Media Committee, ALS subcommittee of the RCUK and SCCM US guideline committee. She is an Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal of Acute Cardiovascular Care, and an invited reviewer for a number of other journals. She has been a member of a number of Task Forces relating to international guidelines including VA-ECMO, acute cardiovascular care, the management of cardiovascular diseases including valvular disease, endocarditis, non-cardiac surgery, pulmonary hypertension, pericardial disease, cardiovascular disease in pregnancy and grown-up congenital heart disease. Dr Price has authored numerous papers and book chapters on cardiology, echocardiography and intensive care, and lectures regularly globally […]

  • Tertiary centers for acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock - Alastair Proudfoot, Susanna Price, Stephen Pettit, Simon Finney, Marcus Peck & Sara Blakeley
    by Intensive Care Society on December 28, 2018 at 00:07

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  • Sepsis Roundtable - Simon Finfer, Kathy Rowan, Anthony Gordon, Manu Shankar-Hari, David Sweet, Madiha Hashmi & Hallie Prescott
    by Intensive Care Society on December 28, 2018 at 00:01

    Chair: Simon Finfer Understanding the epidemiology and outcomes - Kathy Rowan Timing and choice of vasoactive drugs in sepsis - Anthony Gordon Steroids in sepsis - Manu Shankar-Hari Is Vitamin C the answer? - David Sweet What will improve outcomes in resource limited settings? - Madiha Hashmi How can we make sepsis trials “work”? - Hallie Prescott Panel debate each speaker will introduce their topic and straight to discussion! […]

  • Top 5 Trauma Studies - Simon Carley
    by Intensive Care Society on December 27, 2018 at 16:27

    Simon Carley is Professor of Emergency Medicine in Manchester, England. He is an active clinician at Manchester Royal Infirmary and the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. He has published over 100 papers in clinical journals with research interests in disaster medicine, diagnostics, evidence base medicine and medical education. He has additional roles as associate editor of the Emergency Medicine Journal. As a co-founder and developer of the BestBets and St.Emlyn’s websites he has integrated web based learning into all levels of EM education. He developed the StEmlyns Blog to share learning across the globe in the true spirit of #FOAM. […]

  • Top 5 Cardiac Studies - Alastair Proudfoot
    by Intensive Care Society on December 23, 2018 at 19:51

    Alastair Proudfoot is a general and cardiac intensivist at Barts Heart Centre. He has a clinical and research interest in the management of cardiogenic shock and both short term and durable mechanical circulatory support […]

  • Top Tips in stabilisation of the collapsed neonate and infant - Michael Griksaitis
    by Intensive Care Society on December 22, 2018 at 22:07

    Dr Michael Griksaitis joined University Hospital Southampton in 2011, and is experienced in all aspects of paediatric critical care. He has a particular interest in paediatric cardiac patients. He is passionate about teaching and training, both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is an Honorary external clinical lecturer at Durham University, Clinical lead for organ donation (paediatrics) at University Hospital Southampton and Co-lead for paediatric critical care outreach in the Wessex and Thames Valley Operational Delivery Network […]

  • Top 5 Nutrition Studies - Emma Ridley
    by Intensive Care Society on December 19, 2018 at 20:50

    Emma Ridley, ANZIC-RC, Monash University and Alfred Health Emma leads the ICU Nutrition Research Program at the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia and has 13 years of clinical dietetic experience, including as a senior dietitian in the ICU at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Emma’s research interests include the clinical application of indirect calorimetry, as well as the effect of optimal nutrition delivery on short and long-term outcomes in ICU patients. Emma was awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship in 2011 to investigate the role of indirect calorimetry internationally and regularly delivers invited national and international presentations. Emma is on the management committee for the TARGET trial (the largest blinded enteral nutrition trial conducted in critical care) and has been a named investigator on $6.2 million dollars of research funding, including a project based on findings from her PhD of $2.3 million dollars (NCT03292237). […]

  • Academic Career Tips: From My Mentors to You - Dale Needham
    by Intensive Care Society on December 19, 2018 at 20:30

    Dale Needham is the 2018 David Bennett Speaker In conversation with Charlotte Summers […]

  • A natural death - Alex Psirides
    by Intensive Care Society on December 19, 2018 at 19:47

    Alex is an Intensive Care specialist working in Wellington, having trained in London, Melbourne and New Zealand. He has been involved in the design and implementation of Rapid Response Systems in several different hospitals. Because of this, he is clinical lead for the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national ‘Deteriorating Patient’ programme. In his spare time, when not walking his dog or his children, he builds websites & designs logos for Wellington ICU’s prodigious research department. He has nearly written a lot more research papers & as such needs to spend less time on Twitter. He also once ventilated a chimpanzee but it didn’t end well (for the chimp). […]

  • Moral Injury - Esther Murray
    by Intensive Care Society on December 19, 2018 at 18:31

    Dr Murray is a Chartered and Registered Health Psychologist with an interest in social inequalities in health, wellbeing in medical students and doctors, and doctor patient communication. She has a long-standing interest in the wellbeing of healthcare professionals and since starting work at Barts and the London she has been developing her research in the area of moral injury. As well us undertaking research on this issue, she works with NHS staff to develop workshops and seminars which focus on psychological wellbeing and moral injury. Her early research was in chronic pain and its effect on doctor-patient communication and she has a background in psychological intervention in cardiac care and training NHS staff in communication skills. She Health Psychology to MBBS students and Physician Associates at Barts and she is course leader for the iBSc in Medical Education. […]

  • Adaptive Physiology: Extreme Exercise - Tom Evens, Mark Homer and Mel Wilson
    by Intensive Care Society on December 18, 2018 at 21:34

    This talk from SOA2018 brings adaptive physiology to life. Mel Wilson is an Olympic Rowing Medallist. Watch the Rio race here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paRQ7IgYLhk Tom Evens is an Emergency Physician at Imperial College Healthcare, and also a consultant in Prehospital Care at Barts Health and London’s Air Ambulance. He leads the Human Performance workstream at London’s Air Ambulance, and is a convenor of the London Performance Psychology Symposium for the Institute of Prehospital Care. With a background in the sport of rowing, he has coached elite athletes in Australia and the UK. He has coached a World Cup Silver medal, and his athletes have gone on to win Olympic and World Championship medals. In the course of this work, he developed an interest in sports physiology, performance psychology, and ergonomics. Tom now works with UK Sport, the FA and other elite organisations to support coaches to apply the performance lessons from successful medical teams to their own work. Mark Homer - Following a brief career in teaching, Mark has worked for British Rowing for 11 years, supporting the team as a physiologist through 3 Olympic cycles and directly at the Beijing, London and Rio Games. During this time he completed a PhD titled ‘Determinants of Rowing Performance – Implications for Developing Rowers’. He has recently become the Head of High Performance Science & Medicine, tasked with leading the various support services and coordinating the research and innovation strategy in preparation for the Tokyo Games. Melanie Wilson - is a double Olympian, and won an historic silver medal in the Rio Olympic Games, rowing as part of the women’s eight. She studied medicine alongside her training for both Olympics, and now works at a hospital in North West London, with aspirations to train in anaesthetics. She’s interested in the cross over between sports and medicine, in particular teamwork and performance under pressure. She has presented at conferences focusing on using skills from different industries and applying them to clinical performance. […]

  • Critical Care and the Microbiome - Hallie Prescott
    by Intensive Care Society on December 16, 2018 at 18:44

    This is Hallie Prescott's presentation from the opening plenary session at the Intensive Care Society State of the Art Meeting 2018 Dr. Hallie Prescott is an Assistant Professor in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan and staff physician at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital. She leads grants on post sepsis morbidity and hospital performance measurement from the US National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs. She is an expert in long-term outcomes and recovery after sepsis, with a focus on preventable hospital readmissions. She is co-chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines, inaugural Lowry-Fink fellow of the International Sepsis Forum (2017-2019), a former ANZICS Intensive Care Global Rising Star fellow (2015), and winner of the Early Career Achievement award from the American Thoracic Society’s Critical Care Assembly (2018). […]

  • Opening Plenary SOA2018 - welcome by Gary Masterson & Steve Mathieu
    by Intensive Care Society on December 12, 2018 at 12:00

    SOA18. Session 1: Opening Plenary Welcome Gary Masterson (ICS President) & Steve Mathieu (ICS Programme Director) […]

  • Session 22.3: Making it physical: ICU design - Danny Bryden
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:57

    Session 22.3: Making it physical: ICU design - Danny Bryden, UK […]

  • Session 22.2: The importance of being kind - Hugh Montgomery
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:56

    Session 22.2: The importance of being kind - Hugh Montgomery, UK […]

  • Session 22: Noise in the ICU and the SILENCE trial - Julie Darbyshire
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:55

    Session 22: Noise in the ICU and the SILENCE trial - Julie Darbyshire, UK […]

  • Session 20.3: Better way to look at ABGs in critical care: Have we neglected the Stewart method? - Herve Quintard
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:51

    Session 20.3: Better way to look at ABGs in critical care: Have we neglected the Stewart method? - Herve Quintard, Franc […]

  • Session 20.2: Post Intensive Care Syndrome only exists in North America - Tim Walsh, UK, Terri Hough
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:49

    Session 20.2: Post Intensive Care Syndrome only exists in North America - Tim Walsh, UK, Terri Hough, USA […]

  • Session 20.1: Contrast CT doesn’t kill your kidneys, and other renal myths resolved - Chris Laing
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:42

    Session 20.1: Contrast CT doesn’t kill your kidneys, and other renal myths resolved - Chris Laing, UK […]

  • Session 19.4: Panel debate - Shokrollahi, Parker, Dark
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:41

    Session 19.4: Panel debate - Shokrollahi, Parker, Dark […]

  • Session 19.3: Outcomes from a networked responses to the Manchester bombing: New data - Paul Dark
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:40

    Session 19.3: Outcomes from a networked responses to the Manchester bombing: New data - Paul Dark, UK […]

  • Session 19.2: Management of the ventilated spinal injury patient - Rob Parker
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:38

    Session 19.2: Management of the ventilated spinal injury patient - Rob Parker, UK […]

  • Session 19.1: The state of the art in burns management - Kayvan Shokrollahi
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:37

    Session 19.1: The state of the art in burns management - Kayvan Shokrollahi, UK […]

  • Session 18.5: Panel debate - Kho, Young, Walsh, Campbell
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:36

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  • Session 18.4: Should all doctors routinely take part in RCTs? - Marion Campbell
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:35

    Session 18.4: Should all doctors routinely take part in RCTs? - Marion Campbell, UK […]

  • Session 18.3: Quality of life, function and other survivorbased outcomes from critical illness – nice but naïve? - Tim Walsh
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:33

    Session 18.3: Quality of life, function and other survivorbased outcomes from critical illness – nice but naïve? - Tim Walsh, UK […]

  • Session 18.2: The evolution of clinical trial science - Paul Young
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:31

    Session 18.2: The evolution of clinical trial science - Paul Young, NZ […]

  • Session 18.1: From acorn to oak tree: Building a research programme - Michelle Kho, Canada
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:29

    Session 18.1: From acorn to oak tree: Building a research programme - Michelle Kho, Canada […]

  • Session 17.4: Panel debate - Dinning, Bevan, Morgan
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:27

    Session 17.4: Panel debate - Dinning, Bevan, Morgan […]

  • Session 17.3: Clinical education in the future - Matt Morgan
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:26

    Session 17.3: Clinical education in the future - Matt Morgan, UK […]

  • Session 17.2: Interdisciplinary training in the Antipodes - Rob Bevan
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:25

    Session 17.2: Interdisciplinary training in the Antipodes - Rob Bevan, NZ […]

  • Session 17.1: Simulation as a teaching strategy for nurses - does it model reality when assessing the sick ward patient? - Alison Dinning
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:24

    Session 17.1: Simulation as a teaching strategy for nurses - does it model reality when assessing the sick ward patient? - Alison Dinning, UK […]

  • Session 16.4: Panel debate - Harridge, Fade, Docherty
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:22

    Session 16.4: Panel debate - Harridge, Fade, Docherty […]

  • Session 16.3: Age and co-morbidity: Are we rationing critical care? - Anne-marie Docherty , UK
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:21

    Session 16.3: Age and co-morbidity: Are we rationing critical care? - Anne-marie Docherty , UK […]

  • Session 16.2: Frailty and ICU admission: a geriatricians viewpoint - Premila Fade, UK
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:20

    Session 16.2: Frailty and ICU admission: a geriatricians viewpoint - Premila Fade, UK […]

  • Session 16.1: Strength and resilience: Muscle, healthy ageing and the critically ill patient - Steve Harridge, UK
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:17

    Session 16.1: Strength and resilience: Muscle, healthy ageing and the critically ill patient - Steve Harridge, UK […]

  • Session 15.3: The difficult to wean patient - Nandan Gautam
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:16

    Session 15.3: The difficult to wean patient - Nandan Gautam, UK […]

  • Session 15.2: Right heart failure and pulmonary hypertension in the ICU - Stephen Brett
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:14

    Session 15.2: Right heart failure and pulmonary hypertension in the ICU - Stephen Brett, UK […]

  • Session 15.1: Atrial fibrillation in the ICU - Martin Balik
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:13

    Session 15.1: Atrial fibrillation in the ICU Martin Balik, Czech Republic […]

  • Session 14.4: Panel debate
    by Intensive Care Society on March 25, 2018 at 20:10

    Session 14.4: Panel debate - Leech, Brindley, Davies […]

  • Session 14.3: Trauma research: Where we are now and how do people die? - Gareth Davies
    by Intensive Care Society on March 24, 2018 at 20:49

    Session 14.3: Trauma research: Where we are now and how do people die? - Gareth Davies, UK […]

  • Session 14.2: Lessons from the Canadian bush - Peter Brindley
    by Intensive Care Society on March 24, 2018 at 20:48

    Session 14.2: Lessons from the Canadian bush - Peter Brindley, Canada […]

  • Session 14.1: Pre-hospital emergency medicine - Caroline Leech
    by Intensive Care Society on March 24, 2018 at 20:45

    Session 14.1: Pre-hospital emergency medicine Caroline Leech, UK […]

  • Session 13.2: Transfusion science - Tim Walsh
    by Intensive Care Society on March 24, 2018 at 20:07

    Session 13.2: Transfusion science - Tim Wals […]

  • Session 13.1: Pharmacological shock management - Susanna Price
    by Intensive Care Society on March 24, 2018 at 20:05

    Session 13.1: Pharmacological shock management Susanna Price, UK […]

  • Session 12.1: Trainees Pecha Kucha Session
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:52

    Trainees Pecha Kucha Session Stop Saving lives - Thomas O’Pray The answer is easy, build more walls! - David Harvie A view from the future – here is how we did it - William Angus How are we going to cope? - Sarah Ng But we need to talk! - Mike O’Connor Quick, simple, popular, cheap - Tun Win Hla […]

  • Session 11.4: Panel debate
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:49

    Session 11.4: Panel debat […]

  • Session 11.3: A regional long-term weaning centre: Development & outcomes - Robert Parker
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:48

    Session 11.3: A regional long-term weaning centre: Development & outcomes Robert Parker […]

  • Session 11.2: Lessons from the Merseyside and Cheshire Regional Trauma Collaborative - Tim Astles & Simon Scott
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:46

    Session 11.2: Lessons from the Merseyside and Cheshire Regional Trauma Collaborative - Tim Astles & Simon Scott […]

  • Session 11.1: Implementation and evolution of the Isle of Man Air Ambulance - David Highley
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:42

    Session 11.1: Implementation and evolution of the Isle of Man Air Ambulance - David Highley […]

  • Session 10.4: Panel debate
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:40

    Session 10.4: Panel debat […]

  • Session 10.3: Quality standards in post-ICU rehab: Let’s not miss the point - Tim Walsh
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:39

    Session 10.3: Quality standards in post-ICU rehab: Let’s not miss the point - Tim Walsh, UK […]

  • Session 10.2: Hands-on with the CPAx tool Eve Corner
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:38

    Session 10.2: Hands-on with the CPAx tool Eve Corner, UK […]

  • Session 10.1: Pedal power: Implementing cycle ergometry in the ICU - Michelle Kho
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:36

    Session 10.1: Pedal power: Implementing cycle ergometry in the ICU - Michelle Kho […]

  • Session 9.4: Panel debate: Are we losing the war on bugs?
    by Intensive Care Society on March 4, 2018 at 21:34

    Session 9.4: Panel debate: Are we losing the war on bugs? […]

  • Session 9.3: Unconventional weapons: Nano, phages & more - Mervyn Singer
    by Intensive Care Society on February 23, 2018 at 08:39

    Session 9.3: Unconventional weapons: Nano, phages & more - Mervyn Singer, UK […]

  • Session 9.2: Dosing strategies - Maya Hites
    by Intensive Care Society on February 23, 2018 at 08:31

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  • Session 9.1: Resistance: What’s coming? - Mark Wilcox
    by Intensive Care Society on January 8, 2018 at 22:06

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  • Session 8.3: UK echo training: The future - Marcus Peck
    by Intensive Care Society on January 8, 2018 at 21:49

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  • Session 8.2: How-to: Set up an acute FICE service - Natasha Lawrence
    by Intensive Care Society on January 8, 2018 at 21:34

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  • Session 8.1: Haemodynamic assessment using transthoracic echo - Claire Colebourn
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 22:41

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  • Session 7.4: Panel Debate - Derek Bell, Steve Pereira, Sanjeev Nayak
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:54

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  • Session 7.3: Clot retrieval in stroke - Sanjeev Nayak
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:54

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  • Session 7.2: The cutting edge in acute pancreatitis management - Steve Pereira
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:53

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  • Session 7.1: Advances in pulmonary embolus management - Derek Bell
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:53

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  • Session 5.4: Gastric emptying & new prokinetics - Adam Deane
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:48

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  • Session 5.3: Practical use of ultrasound in nutrition - Liesl Wandrag
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:45

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  • Session 5.2: Muscle imaging & personalised targets - Peter Weijs
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:44

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  • Session 5.1: Calorimetry & the future of ICU nutrition - Elisabeth de Waele
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:26

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  • Session 4.3: Romeo: Developing a platform - Rodolphe Gelin
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 21:22

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  • Session 4.2: History of robotics - Carl Clement, UK
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 20:16

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  • Session 4.1: Scanning the horizon - Jordan Abdi, UK
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 20:12

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  • Session 3.4: Panel Debate - Rupert Pearse, Michael Gillies, Michelle Chew
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 20:03

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  • Session 3.3: The Scandinavian PACU model - Michelle Chew, Sweden
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 20:03

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  • Session 3.2: Post-op critical care changes outcomes - Michael Gillies, UK 
    by Intensive Care Society on December 15, 2017 at 20:02

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