December 2018 Journal Club

Hi Everyone This months paper can be found here : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26963326. Enjoy! “Hi Everyone Hope you enjoyed the paper! I thought I’d end the year on a philosophical note by raising the concept of the fragility index (this is summarised beautifully here (https://lifeinthefastlane.com/ccc/fragility-index/)) but if you don’t fancy clicking there; in essence it’s a tool … More December 2018 Journal Club

October 2018 Journal Club

Hi Everyone Have a look at this month’s paper here https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fjournals.lww.com%2Fshockjournal%2Ffulltext%2F2013%2F12000%2FRadial_to_Femoral_Arterial_Blood_Pressure.13.aspx%23R11-13&data=02%7C01%7C%7C7229646d25464736f0f008d638eb2985%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C636758979987318298&sdata=N5oE9oVKkCGZIMh8cG%2Ba0l2oEqCISF1q5ChccLYBfPc%3D&reserved=0 It’s food for thought….. Cheers Rob “Hi everyone Hope you all enjoyed the paper! I appreciate that this isn’t a very “academic” topic but it’s something that has always interested me, namely how reliable / robust are the numbers that we aspire to normalise? … More October 2018 Journal Club

September 2018 Journal Club

Hi Everyone Welcome to September’s Journal club, this month we’re going to be looking at that old chestnut Albumin….. Have a read of the paper here https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1305727 Cheers Rob “Hi All Interesting that the post hoc analysis of patients with septic shock at time of enrolment, did find a statistically significant difference in 90 day … More September 2018 Journal Club

May 2018 Journal Club

Hi Everyone For this month’s journal club we are going to have a renalĀ theme (Don’t all cheer at once) Have a look at these 2 papers asking the same question;   https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2522434   https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1603017   Prizes will be awarded for those who can spot the difference…… Cheers Rob “Hi Everyone! Sorry about the delay in … More May 2018 Journal Club

April 2018 Journal Club

Hi everyone Have a look atĀ April’s paper (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29261565) Ā something to think about when you are setting your ventilator targets on ICU…. Cheers Rob “Thanks Rob….I love papers about ‘over treating’ patients.   This is a good retrospective analysis and as the authors acknowledge it only proves an association between excessive oxygen therapy and mortality. This … More April 2018 Journal Club