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ICU Management

29th Paediatric Intensive Care Society Conference 2015

2015 29 Apr

PICS has always offered a great Faculty but for 2015 Birmingham Children’s Hospital is also hosting the annual Alumni meeting of the Toronto based Hospital for Sick Children. This means that members of the Toronto Alumni based in both Europe and North America will be in Birmingham for PICS 2015. We will have Faculty from Europe and Canada supporting... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Sedation Protocol Does Not Reduce Time of Respiratory Support

2015 21 Jan

The use of a nurse-implemented, goal­-directed sedation protocol compared with usual care did not reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in children with acute respiratory failure, according to a University of Pennsylvania-led study published in JAMA. Sedation therapy benefits critically ill infants and children; however, it is also associated... Read more


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