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Jonathan Downham is an Advanced Critical Care Practitioner, in the UK and Bryan Boling is a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner in the US. both of whom have a desire to share with like-minded people. Discover new resources in the physical and virtual worlds to help improve your practice, from websites with direct links to critical care and intensive care to those websites which make your life as an internet learner easier. Social media as a powerful learning and networking tool, using Twitter, YouTube and Linkedin to their maximum potential. Current research and the discussions about that research happening amongst practitioners on the internet and how that research can be implemented. News from current conferences and interviews with others practising in critical care. A site for a variety of people from those working in the critical care field to paramedics and physiotherapists, to practitioners working in specialties other than critical care.

Critical Care Practitioner Jonathan Downham: Advanced Critical Care Practitioner, Teaching, Sharing and Interviewing.

    • Health & Fitness
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Jonathan Downham is an Advanced Critical Care Practitioner, in the UK and Bryan Boling is a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner in the US. both of whom have a desire to share with like-minded people. Discover new resources in the physical and virtual worlds to help improve your practice, from websites with direct links to critical care and intensive care to those websites which make your life as an internet learner easier. Social media as a powerful learning and networking tool, using Twitter, YouTube and Linkedin to their maximum potential. Current research and the discussions about that research happening amongst practitioners on the internet and how that research can be implemented. News from current conferences and interviews with others practising in critical care. A site for a variety of people from those working in the critical care field to paramedics and physiotherapists, to practitioners working in specialties other than critical care.

    CCP Podcast- Weaning our patients.

    CCP Podcast- Weaning our patients.

    This is a chat with Professor John Laffey about the WEAN_SAFE study.  Weaning from mechanical ventilation in intensive care units across 50 countries (WEAN SAFE): a multicentre, prospective, observational cohort study

    • 31 min
    CCP Podcast: Do Not Resuscitate- the conversations we have.

    CCP Podcast: Do Not Resuscitate- the conversations we have.

    A discussion with Michelle about the recent paper she played a part in discussing the conversation s we have, or don't about Do No Resuscitate orders. The experiences of adult patients, families, and healthcare professionals of CPR decision-making conversations in the United Kingdom: A qualitative systematic review.

    • 42 min
    ICU Acquired Weakness and Muscle Wasting

    ICU Acquired Weakness and Muscle Wasting

    Brigitta and colleagues have just published 'The rate and assessment of muscle wasting during critical illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.' Some important and interesting discussion points.

    • 29 min
    Podcast- Nutrition management for critically and acutely unwell hospitalised patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Australia and New Zealand

    Podcast- Nutrition management for critically and acutely unwell hospitalised patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Australia and New Zealand

    Great discussion with Dr Emma Ridley a dietitian from Australia about how they planned to look after the nutritional requirements of COVID patients. A lot of pointers about how we care for their needs when they haven't got COVID too. 

    • 51 min
    Organ Donation from the Frontline- with Vikki Howarth

    Organ Donation from the Frontline- with Vikki Howarth

    Vikki has been a clinical lead for Organ Donation in the past so I spent some time picking her brains about the role of the Organ Donation team and how that affects how we look after our patients. Lots of really valuable insights.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Proning- The PROSEVA Trial

    Proning- The PROSEVA Trial

    This study entitled "Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome" was published in 2013 and its aim was to evaluate the effect of early application of prone positioning on outcomes of patients with severe ARDS. It was a multicentre, prospective, randomised controlled trial mainly in French Hospitals.  The primary outcome was 28 day mortality. Recruited patients had […]

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