The authors of a recently published paper, including Prof Simon Finfer from The George Institute, make a case for using the successful trial platforms set up during the pandemic to support research on sepsis, and also to integrate sepsis education and awareness into national health systems, as urged by the World Health Assembly resolution of 2017.
A large international study on the effects of cooling the brain after a cardiac arrest shows that contrary to current treatment recommendations, it doesn’t actually improve survival or recovery. The study, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that a less intensive approach to temperature control in these patients may be warranted.
Our latest study finds that telling people alcohol causes cancer makes them want to drink less. Encouraging them to count their drinks helps them do it.