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Haemoglobin transfusion threshold in traumatic brain injury optimisation (HEMOTION): a multicentre, randomised, clinical trial protocol

First Author:

Turgeon AF

Journal:

BMJ Open

Year:

2022

Group:

Turgeon AF, Fergusson DA, Clayton L, Patton M-P, Zarychanski R, English S, Docherty A, Walsh T, Griesdale D, Kramer AH, Scales D, Burns KEA, Boyd JG, Marshall JC, Kutsogiannis DJ, Ball I, Hébert PC, Lamontagne F, Costerousse O, St-Onge M, Lessard Bonaventure P, Moore L, Neveu X, Rigamonti A, Khwaja K, Green RS, Laroche V, Fox-Robichaud A, Lauzier F for the HEMOTION Trial Team, the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group, the Canadian Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group and the Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium. Haemoglobin transfusion threshold in traumatic brain injury optimisation (HEMOTION): a multicentre, randomised, clinical trial protocol.  BMJ Open
2022;12:e067117. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067117

Cost-effectiveness of remdesivir plus usual care versus usual care alone for hospitalized patients with COVID-19: an economic evaluation as part of the Canadian Treatments for COVID-19 (CATCO) randomized clinical trial

First Author:

Lau V

Journal:

CMAJ Open

Year:

2022

Group:

Lau VI, Fowler R, Pinto R, Tremblay A, Borgia S, Carrier FM, Cheng MP, Conly J, Costiniuk CT, Daley P, Duan E, Durand M, Fontela PS, Farjou G, Fralick M, Geagea A, Grant J, Keynan Y, Khwaja K, Lee N, Lee TC, Lim R, O’Neil CR, Papenburg J, Semret M, Silverman M, Sligl W, Somayaji R, Tan DHS, Tsang JLY, Weatherald J, Yansouni CP, Zarychanski R and Murthy S for the E-CATCO authors, AMMI Clinical Research Network and Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Cost-effectiveness of remdesivir plus usual care versus usual care alone for hospitalized patients with COVID-19: an economic evaluation as part of the Canadian Treatments for COVID-19 (CATCO) randomized clinical trial. September 06, 2022 10 (3) E807-E817; DOI: https://doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20220077

Patient and family engagement in patient care and research in Canadian intensive care units: a national survey

First Author:

Burns KEA

Journal:

Can J Anaesth

Year:

2022

Group:

Burns KEA, McDonald E, Debigaré S, Zamir N, Vasquez M, Piche-Ayotte M, Oczkowski S; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Patient and family engagement in patient care and research in Canadian intensive care units: a national survey. Can J Anaesth. 2022 Dec;69(12):1527-1536. doi: 10.1007/s12630-022-02342-w. Epub 2022 Nov 7. PMID: 36344874; PMCID: PMC9640777.

 

Assent in Pediatric Critical Care Research: A Cross-Sectional Stakeholder Survey of Canadian Research Ethics Boards, Research Coordinators, Pediatric Critical Care Researchers, and Nurses

First Author:

O'Hearn K

Journal:

Pediatr Crit Care Med

Year:

2022

Group:

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O'Hearn K, Cayouette F, Cameron S, Martin DA, Tsampalieros A, Menon K; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Assent in Pediatric Critical Care Research: A Cross-Sectional Stakeholder Survey of Canadian Research Ethics Boards, Research Coordinators, Pediatric Critical Care Researchers, and Nurses. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2022 Oct 13. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000003135. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36511694.

Derivation and validation of a clinical decision rule to risk-stratify COVID-19 patients discharged from the emergency department: The CCEDRRN COVID discharge score

First Author:

Brooks SC

Journal:

J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open

Year:

2022

Group:

Brooks SC, Rosychuk RJ, Perry JJ, Morrison LJ, Wiemer H, Fok P, Rowe BH, Daoust R, Vatanpour S, Turner J, Landes M, Ohle R, Hayward J, Scheuermeyer F, Welsford M, Hohl C; Canadian COVID‐19 Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN) for the Network of Canadian Emergency Researchers (NCER) and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG). Derivation and validation of a clinical decision rule to risk-stratify COVID-19 patients discharged from the emergency department: The CCEDRRN COVID discharge score. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022 Dec 22;3(6):e12868. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12868. PMID: 36579029; PMCID: PMC9780419.

Impact of restricted visitation policies during COVID-19 on critically ill adults, their families, critical care clinicians, and decision-makers: a qualitative interview study

First Author:

Fiest KM

Journal:

Can J Anaesth

Year:

2022

Group:

Fiest KM, Krewulak KD, Jaworska N, Spence KL, Mizen SJ, Bagshaw SM, Burns KEA, Cook DJ, Fowler RA, Olafson K, Patten SB, Rewa OG, Rochwerg B, Spence S, West A, Stelfox HT, Parsons Leigh J; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Impact of restricted visitation policies during COVID-19 on critically ill adults, their families, critical care clinicians, and decision-makers: a qualitative interview study. Can J Anaesth. 2022 Oct;69(10):1248-1259. doi: 10.1007/s12630-022-02301-5. Epub 2022 Aug 17. PMID: 35978160; PMCID: PMC9385091

The CCEDRRN COVID-19 Mortality Score to predict death among nonpalliative patients with COVID-19 presenting to emergency departments: a derivation and validation study

First Author:

Hohl CM

Journal:

CMAJ Open

Year:

2022

Group:

Hohl CM, Rosychuk RJ, Archambault PM, O'Sullivan F, Leeies M, Mercier É, Clark G, Innes GD, Brooks SC, Hayward J, Ho V, Jelic T, Welsford M, Sivilotti MLA, Morrison LJ, Perry JJ; Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN) investigators for the Network of Canadian Emergency Researchers and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. The CCEDRRN COVID-19 Mortality Score to predict death among nonpalliative patients with COVID-19 presenting to emergency departments: a derivation and validation study. CMAJ Open. 2022 Feb 8;10(1):E90-E99. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20210243. PMID: 35135824; PMCID: PMC9259439

Resumption of Cardiac Activity after Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Measures

First Author:

Dhanani S

Journal:

N Engl J Med

Year:

2021

Group:

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Dhanani S, Hornby L, van Beinum A, Scales NB, Hogue M, Baker A, Beed S, Boyd JG, Chandler JA, Chassé M, D'Aragon F, Dezfulian C, Doig CJ, Duska F, Friedrich JO, Gardiner D, Gofton T, Harvey D, Herry C, Isac G, Kramer AH, Kutsogiannis DJ, Maslove DM, Meade M, Mehta S, Munshi L, Norton L, Pagliarello G, Ramsay T, Rusinova K, Scales D, Schmidt M, Seely A, Shahin J, Slessarev M, So D, Talbot H, van Mook WNKA, Waldauf P, Weiss M, Wind JT, Shemie SD; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program.  Resumption of Cardiac Activity after Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Measures. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jan 28;384(4):345-352. PMID: 33503343 

Ventilator Weaning and Discontinuation Practices for Critically Ill Patients

First Author:

Burns KEA

Journal:

JAMA

Year:

2021

Group:

Burns KEA, Rizvi L, Cook DJ, Lebovic G, Dodek P, Villar J, Slutsky AS, Jones A, Kapadia FN, Gattas DJ, Epstein SK, Pelosi P, Kefala K, Meade MO; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Ventilator Weaning and Discontinuation Practices for Critically Ill Patients.JAMA. 2021 Mar 23;325(12):1173-1184. PMID: 33755077

An environmental scan of visitation policies in Canadian intensive care units during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

First Author:

Fiest KM

Journal:

Can J Anaesth

Year:

2021

Group:

Fiest KM, Krewulak KD, Hiploylee C, Bagshaw SM, Burns KEA, Cook DJ, Fowler RA, Kredentser MS, Niven DJ, Olafson K, Parhar KKS, Patten SB, Fox-Robichaud AE, Rewa OG, Rochwerg B, Spence KL, Straus SE, Spence S, West A, Stelfox HT, Parsons Leigh J; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. An environmental scan of visitation policies in Canadian intensive care units during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Can J Anaesth. 2021 Oct;68(10):1474-1484. doi: 10.1007/s12630-021-02049-4. Epub 2021 Jun 30. PMID: 34195922; PMCID: PMC8244673.

Characteristics and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 admitted to hospital and intensive care in the first phase of the pandemic in Canada: a national cohort study

First Author:

Murthy, S

Journal:

CMAJ

Year:

2021

Group:

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S Murthy, PM Archambault, A Atique, FM Carrier, MP Cheng, C Codan, N Daneman, W Dechert, S Douglas, KM Fiest, R Fowler, G Goco, Y Gu, A Guerguerian, R Hall, JM Hsu, A Joffe, P Jouvet, L Kelly, ME Kho, RJ Kruisselbrink, D Kumar, DJ Kutsogiannis, F Lamontagne, TC Lee, KMenon, H O'Grady, K O'Hearn, DH Ovakim, SG Pharand, T Pitre, R Reel, B Reeve, O Rewa, D Richardson, A Rishu, G Sandhu, S Sarfo-Mensah, E Shadowitz, W Sligl, J Solomon, HT Stelfox, A Swanson, H Tessier-Grenier, JLY Tsang, G Wood, SPRINT-SARI Canada Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Characteristics and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 admitted to hospital and intensive care in the first phase of the pandemic in Canada: a national cohort study. CMAJ 2021 Mar 8;9(1):E181-E188. PMID: 33688026

Importance of nationally coordinated data collection and quality improvement networks

First Author:

Seely AJE

Journal:

Can J Resp, Crit, Sleep Med

Year:

2021

Group:

Seely, Andrew JE and Robert Fowler. Importance of nationally coordinated data collection and quality improvement networks. Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Published online 17 August, 2021.

Effect of Probiotics on Incident Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Critically Ill Patients A Randomized Clinical Trial

First Author:

Johnstone J

Journal:

JAMA

Year:

2021

Group:

Johnstone J, Meade M, Lauzier F, Marshall J, Duan E, Dionne J, Arabi YM, Heels-Ansdell D, Thabane L, Lamarche D; Surette M, Zytaruk N, Mehta S, Dodek P, McIntyre L, English S, Rochwerg B, Karachi T, Henderson S; Wood G, Ovakim D, Herridge M, Granton J, Wilcox E; Goffi A, Stelfox HT, Niven D, Muscedere J, Lamontagne F, D’Aragon F, St.-Arnaud C, Ball I, Nagpal D, Girard M, Aslanian P, Charbonney E, Williamson D, Sligl W, Friedrich J, Adhikari NK, Marquis F, Archambault P, Khwaja K, Kristof A, Kutsogiannis J, Zarychanski R, Paunovic B, Reeve B, Lellouche F, Hosek P, Tsang J, Binnie A, Trop S, Loubani O, Hall R, Cirone R, Reynolds S, Lysecki P, Golan E, Cartin-Ceba R, Taylor R, Cook D; for the Prevention of Severe Pneumonia and Endotracheal Colonization Trial (PROSPECT) Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Effect of Probiotics on Incident Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2021; 326(11):1024-1033. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13355

Consent models in Canadian critical care randomized controlled trials: a scoping review

First Author:

O'Hearn, K

Journal:

Can J Anaesth

Year:

2021

Group:

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O'Hearn K, Gibson J, Krewulak K, Porteous R, Saigle V, Sampson M, Tsampalieros A, Barrowman N, Cameron S; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Consent models in Canadian critical care randomized controlled trials: a scoping review. Can J Anaesth. 2022 Apr;69(4):513-526. English. doi: 10.1007/s12630-021-02176-y. Epub 2021 Dec 14. PMID: 34907503.

Impact of Restricted Visitation Policies During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Communication Between Critically Ill Patients, Families and Clinicians: A Qualitative Interview Study

First Author:

Krewulak K

Journal:

Ann Am Thorac Soc

Year:

2021

Group:

Krewulak KD, Jaworska  N, Spence KL, Mizen SJ, Kupsch  S, Stelfox HT, Parsons Leigh J, Fiest KM, and Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Impact of Restricted Visitation Policies During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Communication Between Critically Ill Patients, Families and Clinicians: A Qualitative Interview Study. Dec. 16, 2021 DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202107-877OC PMID: 34914537

CCEDRRN COVID-19 Infection Score (CCIS): development and validation in a Canadian cohort of a clinical risk score to predict SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected COVID-19

First Author:

McRae AD

Journal:

BMJ Open

Year:

2021

Group:

McRae AD, Hohl CM, Rosychuk R, Vatanpour S, Ghaderi G, Archambault PM, Brooks SC, Cheng I, Davis P, Hayward J, Lang E, Ohle R, Rowe B, Welsford M, Yadav K, Morrison LJ, Perry J, Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN) investigators for the Network of Canadian Emergency Researchers and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. CCEDRRN COVID-19 Infection Score (CCIS): development and validation in a Canadian cohort of a clinical risk score to predict SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected COVID-19 PMID: 34857584  PMCID: PMC8640195  DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055832 2021 Dec 2;11 (12):e055832

Clinical evaluation and ancillary testing for the diagnosis of death by neurologic criteria: a cross-sectional survey of Canadian intensivists

First Author:

Chassé M

Journal:

Can J Anaesth

Year:

2021

Group:

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Chassé M, Neves Briard J, Yu M, P Carvalho L, W English S, D'Aragon F, Lauzier F, F Turgeon A, Dhanani S, McIntyre L, D Shemie S, Knoll G, Fergusson DA, Anthony SJ, Weiss MJ; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Clinical evaluation and ancillary testing for the diagnosis of death by neurologic criteria: a cross-sectional survey of Canadian intensivists. Can J Anaesth. 2022 Mar;69(3):353-363. English. doi: 10.1007/s12630-021-02166-0. Epub 2021 Dec 20. PMID: 34931292.

Music Use for Sedation in Critically ill Children (MUSiCC trial): a pilot randomized controlled trial

First Author:

Garcia Guerra G

Journal:

J Intensive Care

Year:

2021

Group:

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Garcia Guerra G, Joffe AR, Sheppard C, Hewson K, Dinu IA, Hajihosseini M, deCaen A, Jou H, Hartling L, Vohra S; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Music Use for Sedation in Critically ill Children (MUSiCC trial): a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Intensive Care. 2021 Jan 12;9(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s40560-020-00523-7. PMID: 33431051; PMCID: PMC7802123.

CardiO Cycle: a pilot feasibility study of in-bed cycling in critically ill patients post cardiac surgery

First Author:

Newman ANL

Journal:

Pilot Feasibility Stud

Year:

2021

Group:

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Newman ANL, Kho ME, Harris JE, Zamir N, McDonald E, Fox-Robichaud A, Solomon P; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. CardiO Cycle: a pilot feasibility study of in-bed cycling in critically ill patients post cardiac surgery. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2021 Jan 7;7(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s40814-020-00760-5. PMID: 33407923; PMCID: PMC7788703.

Utilization and effect of neuromuscular blockade in a randomized trial of high-frequency oscillation

First Author:

Mehta S

Journal:

J Crit Care

Year:

2021

Group:

Mehta S, Zhou Q, Pinto R, Friedrich JO, Lamontagne F, Ferguson ND, Meade MO, Adhikari NKJ; OSCILLATE Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Utilization and effect of neuromuscular blockade in a randomized trial of high-frequency oscillation. J Crit Care. 2021 Dec;66:86-92. PMID: 34474282

Feasibility of implementing Extubation Advisor, a clinical decision support tool to improve extubation decision-making in the ICU: a mixed-methods observational study

First Author:

Sarti, AJ

Journal:

BMJ Open

Year:

2021

Group:

Sarti AJ, Zheng K, Herry CL, Sutherland S, Scales NB, Watpool I, Porteous R, Hickey M, Anstee C, Fazekas A, Ramsay T, Burns KE, Seely AJ; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Feasibility of implementing Extubation Advisor, a clinical decision support tool to improve extubation decision-making in the ICU: a mixed-methods observational study. BMJ Open. 2021 Aug 12;11(8):e045674. PMID: 34385234

Development of the Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network population-based registry: a methodology study

First Author:

Hohl, CM

Journal:

CMAJ Open

Year:

2021

Group:

Hohl CM, Rosychuk RJ, McRae AD, Brooks SC, Archambault P, Fok PT, Davis P, Jelic T, Turner JP, Rowe BH, Mercier É, Cheng I, Taylor J, Daoust R, Ohle R, Andolfatto G, Atzema C, Hayward J, Khangura JK, Landes M, Lang E, Martin I, Mohindra R, Ting DK, Vaillancourt S, Welsford M, Brar B, Dahn T, Wiemer H, Yadav K, Yan JW, Stachura M, McGavin C, Perry JJ, Morrison LJ; Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network investigators and for the Network of Canadian Emergency Researchers and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Development of the Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network population-based registry: a methodology study. CMAJ Open. 2021 Mar 17;9(1):E261-E270. PMID: 33731427

Moral Distress and Other Wellness Measures in Canadian Critical Care Physicians

First Author:

Dodek PM

Journal:

Ann Am Thorac Soc

Year:

2021

Group:

,

Dodek PM, Cheung EO, Burns KEA, Martin CM, Archambault PM, Lauzier F, Sarti AJ, Mehta S, Fox-Robichaud AE, Seely AJE, Parshuram C, Garros D, Withington DE, Cook DJ, Piquette D, Carnevale FA, Boyd JG, Downar J, Kutsogiannis DJ, Chassé M, Fontela P, Fowler RA, Bagshaw S, Dhanani S, Murthy S, Gehrke P, Fujii T. Moral Distress and Other Wellness Measures in Canadian Critical Care Physicians. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Aug;18(8):1343-1351. PMID: 33356972

Lessening Organ dysfunction with VITamin C (LOVIT): protocol for a randomized controlled trial

First Author:

Masse MH

Journal:

Trials

Year:

2020

Group:

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Masse MH, Ménard J, Sprague S, Battista MC, Cook DJ, Guyatt GH, Heyland DK, Kanji S, Pinto R, Day AG, Cohen D, Annane D, McGuinness S, Parke R, Carr A, Arabi Y, Vijayaraghavan BKT, D'Aragon F, Carbonneau É, Maslove D, Hunt M, Rochwerg B, Millen T, Chassé M, Lebrasseur M, Archambault P, Deblois E, Drouin C, Lellouche F, Lizotte P, Watpool I, Porteous R, Clarke F, Marinoff N, Belley-Côté É, Bolduc B, Walker S, Iazzetta J, Adhikari NKJ, Lamontagne F; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Lessening Organ dysfunction with VITamin C (LOVIT): protocol for a randomized controlled  trial. Trials. 2020 Jan 8;21(1):42. PMID: 31915072