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Nonbeneficial Treatment Canada: Definitions, Causes, and Potential Solutions From the Perspective of Healthcare Practitioners.

First Author:

Downar J

Journal:

Crit Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

Downar J, You JJ, Bagshaw SM, Golan E, Lamontagne F, Burns K, Sridhar SK, Seely A, Meade MO, Fox-Robichaud A, Cook D, Turgeon AF, Dodek P, Xiong W, Fowler R; on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.Nonbeneficial Treatment Canada: Definitions, Causes, and Potential Solutions From the Perspective of Healthcare Practitioners.Crit Care Med. 2015 43(2):270-81. PMID: 25377017

Clinician perspectives on protocols designed to minimize sedation.

First Author:

Rose L

Journal:

J Crit Care

Year:

2015

Group:

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Rose L, Fitzgerald E, Cook D, Kim S, Steinberg M, Devlin JW, Ashley BJ, Dodek P, Smith O, Poretta K, Lee Y, Burns K, Harvey J, Skrobik Y, Fergusson D, Meade M, Kraguljac A, Burry L, Mehta S; SLEAP Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.Clinician perspectives on protocols designed to minimize sedation.J Crit Care. 30(2):348-52. PMID: 25466317

Coenrollment in a Randomized Trial of High-Frequency Oscillation: Prevalence, Patterns, Predictors, and Outcomes.

First Author:

Cook DJ

Journal:

Crit Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

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Cook DJ, Ferguson ND, Hand L, Austin P, Zhou Q, Adhikari NK, Danesh V, Arabi Y, Matte AL, Clarke FE, Mehta S, Smith O, Wise MP, Friedrich JO, Keenan SP, Hanna S, Meade MO; for the OSCILLation for ARDS Treated Early Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.Coenrollment in a Randomized Trial of High-Frequency Oscillation: Prevalence, Patterns, Predictors, and Outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb;43(2):328-38 PMID: 25393702

Functional Recovery Following Critical Illness in Children: The "Wee-Cover" Pilot Study.

First Author:

Choong K

Journal:

Pediatr Crit Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

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Choong K, Al-Harbi S, Siu K, Wong K, Cheng J, Baird B, Pogorzelski D, Timmons B, Gorter JW, Thabane L, Khetani M; on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.Functional Recovery Following Critical Illness in Children: The "Wee-Cover" Pilot Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 May;16(4):310-8. PMID: 25651047

Admission of the very elderly to the intensive care unit: Family members' perspectives on clinical decision-making from a multicenter cohort study.

First Author:

Heyland DK

Journal:

Palliat Med.

Year:

2015

Group:

Heyland DK, Dodek P, Mehta S, Cook D, Garland A, Stelfox HT, Bagshaw SM, Kutsogiannis DJ, Burns K, Muscedere J, Turgeon AF, Fowler R, Jiang X, Day AG; on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET).Admission of the very elderly to the intensive care unit: Family members' perspectives on clinical decision-making from a multicenter cohort study. Palliat Med. 2015 Apr;29(4):324-35. PMID: 25645668

Is There a Role for Physician Involvement in Introducing Research to Surrogate Decision Makers in the Intensive Care Unit? (The Approach Trial: A Mixed Methods Study)

First Author:

Burns KEA

Journal:

Intensive Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

Burns KEA, Rizvi L, Smith O, Lee Y, Lee J, Wang M, Brown M, Parker M, Premji A, Leung D, Hammond Mobilio M, Gotlib-Conn L, Nisenbaum R, Santos M, Li Y,  Mehta S.  Is There a Role for Physician Involvement in Introducing Research to Surrogate Decision Makers in the Intensive Care Unit? (The Approach Trial: A Mixed Methods Study) Intensive Care Med 2015;41:58-67. PMID: 25491659

A Scoping Review of Patient Discharge from Intensive Care: Opportunities and Tools to Improve Care

First Author:

Stelfox H

Journal:

Chest

Year:

2015

Group:

Stelfox H, Lane D, Boyd J, Taylor S, Perrier L, Straus S, Zygun D, Zuege D. A Scoping Review of Patient Discharge from Intensive Care: Opportunities and Tools to Improve Care. Chest. 2015;147(2):317-27. PMID: 25210942

Stakeholder Views regarding Patient Discharge from Intensive Care: Suboptimal Quality and Opportunities for Improvement.

First Author:

Li P

Journal:

Can Respir J.

Year:

2015

Group:

Li P, Boyd JM, Ghali WA, Stelfox HT. Stakeholder Views regarding Patient Discharge from Intensive Care: Suboptimal Quality and Opportunities for Improvement. Can Respir J. 2015, 22(2):115-4. PMID: 25522304

Implementation and Evaluation of a Wiki Involving Multiple Stakeholders Including Patients in the Promotion of Best Practices in Trauma Care:The WikiTrauma Interrupted Time Series Protocol.

First Author:

Archambault P

Journal:

JMIR Res Protoc

Year:

2015

Group:

Archambault PM, Turgeon AF, Witteman HO, Lauzier F, Moore L, Lamontagne F, Horsley T, Gagnon M-P, Droit A, Weiss M, Tremblay S, Lachaine J, Le Sage N, Émond M, Berthelot S, Plaisance A, Lapointe J, Razek T, van de Belt TH, Brand K, Bérubé M, Clément J, Grajales FJ, Eysenbach G, Kuziemsky  G, Friedman D, Lang E, Muscedere J, Rizoli S, Roberts DJ, Scales DC, Sinuff T, Stelfox HT, Gagnon I, Chabot C, Grenier R, Légaré F, Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Implementation and Evaluation of a Wiki Involving Multiple Stakeholders Including Patients in the Promotion of Best Practices in Trauma Care:The WikiTrauma Interrupted Time Series Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc 2015,4(1): e21p.2.

The efficacy and safety of heparin in patients with sepsis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

First Author:

Zarychanski R

Journal:

Crit Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

Zarychanski R, Abou-Setta AM, Kanji S, Turgeon AF, Kumar A, Houston DS, Rimmer E, Houston BL, McIntyre L, Fox-Robichaud AE, Hébert P, Cook DJ, Fergusson DA, for the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.  The efficacy and safety of heparin in patients with sepsis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Critical Care Medicine. 2015;43(3):511-8.  PMID:25493972

Changing support needs of survivors of complex critical illness and their family caregivers across the care continuum: A qualitative pilot study of Towards RECOVER

First Author:

Czerwonka AI

Journal:

J Crit Care

Year:

2015

Group:

Czerwonka AI, Herridge MS, Chan L, Chu LM, Matte A, Cameron JI. Changing support needs of survivors of complex critical illness and their family caregivers across the care continuum: A qualitative pilot study of Towards RECOVER. J Crit Care. 2015;30(2):242-9. PMID: 25466314

Age of Transfused Blood in Critically Ill Adults

First Author:

Lacroix J

Journal:

N Engl J Med

Year:

2015

Group:

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Lacroix, J, Hébert, PC, Fergusson, DA, Tinmouth, A, Cook, DJ, Marshall, JC, Clayton, L, McIntyre, L, Callum, J, Turgeon, AF, Blajchman, MA, Walsh, TS, Stanworth, SJ, Campbell, H, Capellier, G, Tiberghien, P, Bardiaux, L, van de Watering, L, van der Meer, NJ, Sabri, E, Vo, D for the ABLE Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Age of Transfused Blood in Critically Ill Adults.N Engl J Med. 2015, 372(15):1410-8. PMID: 25776801

Patient safety, resident well-being and continuity of care with different resident duty schedules in the intensive care unit: a randomized trial.

First Author:

Parshuram CS

Journal:

CMAJ

Year:

2015

Group:

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Parshuram CS, Amaral AC, Ferguson ND, Baker GR, Etchells EE, Flintoft V, Granton J, Lingard L, Kirpalani H, Mehta S, Moldofsky H, Scales DC, Stewart TE, Willan AR, Friedrich JO; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Patient safety, resident well-being and continuity of care with different resident duty schedules in the intensive care unit: a randomized trial. CMAJ. 2015 Mar 17;187(5):321-9. PMID: 25667258

Indications and Effects of Plasma Transfusions in Critically Ill Children.

First Author:

Karam O

Journal:

Am J Respir Crit Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

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Karam O, Demaret P, Shefler A, Leteurtre S, Spinella P, Stanworth S, Tucci M; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG), Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI), BloodNet, and the PlasmaTV investigators. Indications and Effects of Plasma Transfusions in Critically Ill Children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun 15;191(12):1395-402. PMID: 25859890

Critical Care capacity in Canada: results of a national cross-sectional study.

First Author:

Fowler RA

Journal:

Crit Care

Year:

2015

Group:

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Fowler RA, Abdelmalik P, Wood G, Foster D, Gibney N, Bandrauk N, Turgeon AF, Lamontagne F, Kumar A, Zarychanski R, Green R, Bagshaw SM, Stelfox HT, Foster R, Dodek P, Shaw S, Granton J, Lawless B, Hill A, Rose L, Adhikari NK, Scales DC, Cook DJ, Marshall JC, Martin C, Jouvet P; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and The Canadian ICU Capacity Group. Critical Care capacity in Canada: results of a national cross-sectional study. Crit Care. 2015 Apr 1;19(1):133. PMID: 25888116

Bacteremia Antibiotic Length Actually Needed for Clinical Effectiveness (BALANCE): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial.

First Author:

Daneman N

Journal:

Trials

Year:

2015

Group:

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Daneman N, Rishu AH, Xiong W, Bagshaw SM, Cook DJ, Dodek P, Hall R, Kumar A, Lamontagne F, Lauzier F, Marshall JC, Martin CM, McIntyre L, Muscedere J, Reynolds S, Stelfox HT, Fowler RA; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Bacteremia Antibiotic Length Actually Needed for Clinical Effectiveness (BALANCE): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Apr 18;16(1):173. PMID: 25903783

Exploration of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy in Canadian Intensive Care Units.

First Author:

van Beinum A

Journal:

J Intensive Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

van Beinum A, Hornby L, Ramsay T, Ward R, Shemie SD, Dhanani S. Exploration of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy in Canadian Intensive Care Units. J Intensive Care Med. 2015 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25680980

Predicting time to death after withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy.

First Author:

Munshi L

Journal:

Intensive Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

Munshi L, Dhanani S, Shemie SD, Hornby L, Gore G, Shahin J. Predicting time to death after withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jun;41(6):1014-28. PMID: 25944573

The Very Elderly Admitted to ICU: A Quality Finish?

First Author:

Heyland DK

Journal:

Crit Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

Heyland DK, Cook D, Bagshaw SM, Garland A, Stelfox HT, Mehta S, Dodek P, Kutsogiannis J, Burns K, Muscedere J, Turgeon AF, Fowler R, Jiang X, Day AG; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network. The Very Elderly Admitted to ICU: A Quality Finish? Crit Care Med. 2015Jul;43(7):1352-60. PMID: 25901550

Evaluating processes of care and outcomes of children in hospital (EPOCH): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

First Author:

Parshuram CS

Journal:

Trials

Year:

2015

Group:

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Parshuram CS, Dryden-Palmer K, Farrell C, Gottesman R, Gray M, Hutchison JS, Helfaer M, Hunt E, Joffe A, Lacroix J, Nadkarni V, Parkin P, Wensley D, Willan AR; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group .Evaluating processes of care and outcomes of children in hospital (EPOCH): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015;16(1):245. PMID: 26033094

Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury: long-term follow-up of a subgroup of patients from the NICE-SUGAR study

First Author:

NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators

Journal:

Intensive Care Med

Year:

2015

Group:

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NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators for the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury: long-term follow-up of a subgroup of patients from the NICE-SUGAR study. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jun;41(6):1037-47. PMID: 26088909

Postintubation hypotension in intensive care unit patients: A multicenter cohort study.

First Author:

Green RS

Journal:

J Crit Care

Year:

2015

Group:

Green RS, Turgeon AF, McIntyre LA, Fox-Robichaud AE, Fergusson DA, Doucette S, Butler MB, Erdogan M; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG). Postintubation hypotension in intensive care unit patients: A multicenter cohort study. J Crit Care. 2015 Oct;30(5):1055-60. PMID: 26117220

Comparison of standard and accelerated initiation of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury

First Author:

Wald R

Journal:

Kidney Int

Year:

2015

Group:

Wald, R, Adhikari, NKJ, Smith, OM, Weir, MA, Pope, K, Cohen, A, Thorpe, K, McIntyre, L, Lamontagne, F, Soth, M, Herridge, M, Lapinsky, S, Clark, E, Garg, AX, Hiremath, S, Klein, D, Mazer, CD, Richardson, RMA, Wilcox, EM, Friedrich, JO, Burns, KEA and Bagshaw, SM on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Comparison of standard and accelerated initiation of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury. Kidney Int. 2015 Oct;88(4):897-904. PMID: 26154928

The ABLE study: A randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of fresh red cell units to improve the outcome of transfused critically ill adult

First Author:

Lacroix J

Journal:

Transfus Clin Biol

Year:

2015

Group:

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Lacroix J, Hébert PC, Fergusson D, Tinmouth A, Capellier G, Tiberghien P, Bardiaux L; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. The ABLE study: A randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of fresh red cell units to improve the outcome of transfused critically ill adults. Transfus Clin Biol. 2015 Aug;22(3):107-11. French. PMID: 26049675