Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network: Looking back and moving forward

Douglas F. Willson, J. Michael Dean, Kathleen L. Meert, Christopher J.L. Newth, Kanwaljeet J.S. Anand, John Berger, Rick Harrison, Jerry Zimmerman, Joseph Carcillo, Murray Pollack, Richard Holubkov, Tammara L. Jenkins, Carol Nicholson

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Abstract

Objective: To update the pediatric critical care community on the progress of the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network and plans for the future. Setting: The six sites, seven hospitals of the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network. Results: From the time of its inception in August 2005, the Network has engaged in a number of observational and interventional trials, several of which are ongoing. Additional studies are in the planning stages. To date, these studies have resulted in the publication of six manuscripts and five abstracts, with five additional manuscripts accepted and in press. Conclusion: The Network remains committed to its stated goal to initiate a multicentered program designed to investigate the safety and efficacy of treatment and management strategies to care for critically ill children, as well as the pathophysiologic basis of critical illness and injury in childhood.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalPediatric Critical Care Medicine
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2010

Keywords

  • Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
  • NICHD
  • asthma
  • bereavement
  • cardiac arrest
  • corticosteroids
  • decision support
  • glutamine
  • hypothermia
  • metoclopramide
  • opioid tolerance
  • pertussis
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • selenium
  • sepsis
  • severity scoring systems
  • weaning
  • withdrawal
  • zinc

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