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State of the Art 2020


Dr Bronwen Connolly is a Consultant Clinical Research Physiotherapist in Critical Care at Guy’s and St.Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and NIHR Postdoctoral Fellow investigating the development of a core outcome set for trials of physical rehabilitation in critical illness. Her research interests include physiological assessment of peripheral skeletal muscle architecture and function, the recovery, long-term outcome and survivorship of post critical illness patients and clinical trial methodology around complex rehabilitation interventions.   In January 2019 she will commence an NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowship with the UK Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC). She is involved with a number of major national and international critical care organisations including the NIHR Critical Care Specialty Group, the UK Critical Care Research Group, the International Forum for Acute Care Trialists and co-chairs an ATS Workshop on ‘Determining the Outcomes for Assessment After Critical Illness’.