We are in the process of trying to emulate AARMY and launch a trainee led ICM research and QI collaborative. Please see QUIRCCY
We’ve randomised our first patient for the STARRT-AKI trial. Thanks to the research team for all their hard work.
Now recruiting for STARRT AKI trial. If your patient: Has an AKI that isn’t improving (Creat >100 in women and 130 in men) AND Creat doubled from baseline OR +27 mol/l from a baseline of over 354 OR UO <6ml/kg in 12 hours AND Potassium <5.5, HCO3 >15 AND Not absolutely needing filtration now in … More Does your patient have an AKI? Think STARRT!
Developed by Dr Flood and Sr Long – ICU Unwrapped A great resource to signpost families to.
New sim sessions have been going down really well with very positive feedback. Dates pencilled in for 16th April and 7th June. Please get in touch with James Beck, David Moir or Claire Dobson if interested. We’re still on the case to obtain our own kit so we can do impromptu in situ sessions too.
Check out 123 Sonography for some short and useful echo teaching vids. With thanks to James Sira for pointing it out. WARNING – autoplays with sound
Another successful sim day, with the some excellent emergency management from the teams. Next one will be advertised shortly, aimed at everyone from new band 5’s to senior ICU registrars.
NEJM link No mortality difference at 28 or 90 days but reduced days initial ventilation (but not total ventilator free days), reduced days of shock, shorter ICU stay and reduced blood transfusion rates. Interesting stuff.