Russell Gruen, Brian Burns and Stephen Bernard present the results of the PATCH-Trauma trial, investigating tranexamic acid in severe trauma. An independent editorial is delivered by Karim Brohi (London). Caroline Leech (Coventry) chairs a panel discussion consisting of Susan Rowell (Chicago), Carol Hodgson (Melbourne), John Holcomb (Birmingham, USA) and John Norrie (Edinburgh).
Glenn Eastwood presents the results of the TAME cardiac arrest trial, investigating mild hypercapnoea post cardiac arrest. He is joined by senior investigators Alistair Nichol (Dublin) and Stephen Bernard (Melbourne). An independent editorial is delivered by Lars Andersen (Aarhus). Darren Taichman (Philadelphia) chairs a panel discussion consisting of Flavia Machado (Sao paulo), Joyce Yeung (Birmingham, UK) and Andrew Althouse (Pittsburgh), as well as the other speakers.
Profs Matthew Prekker (Minneapolis) and Matthew Semler (Nashville) present the results of the DEVICE trial, comparing direct with video laryngoscopy for emergency intubation in the critically ill. Prof Ellen O'Sullivan (Dublin) delivers an editorial, followed by a panel discussion including Prof David Harrison (London), Dr Caroline Leech (Coventry), Dr Fiona Kelly (Bath) and Prof Alistair Nichol (Dublin). The session was chaired by Dr Catriona Kelly (Dublin).
These results were presented at the Critical Care Reviews Meeting 2023, held in Titanic Belfast on June 16th. The DEVICE trial was simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine.