Improving the care of critically ill brain-injured and trauma patients

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Recent publication: HEMOTION clinical trial protocol

Oct 19, 2022 – The protocol of the multicenter, randomized clinical trial HEMOTION (Hemoglobin transfusion threshold in traumatic brain injury optimization) has been published in the BMJ Open: The primary objective of this international pragmatic randomized open label blinded-endpoint trial is to evaluate whether a liberal (higher hemoglobin [Hb] threshold) versus a restrictive (lower… Read more »

Congratulations to Alexandre Bergeron for MSc thesis submission

Oct 5, 2022 – The Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS), Mrs. Josée Bastien, congratulates Alexandre on the final submission of his master’s thesis (Master of Science in Epidemiology program with thesis, at Université Laval). We wish Alexandre all the success expected for his career.


Finding better ways to treat neurocritically ill patients

Our mission is to improve bedside management strategies and health outcomes of critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury, by carrying out patient-oriented research and implementing evidence-based informed decision-making.

The Chair

This Chair targets patient-oriented applied clinical research at the bedside of critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Alexis F. Turgeon

Our team is specialized in clinical applied research focused on improving the care of critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury. The goal of our research is to improve bedside practices and health outcomes in this group of patients by using evidence-based, patient-centered decision-making. Our projects are carried out in collaboration with the Canadian Traumatic brain injury Research Consortium (CTRC), the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG), the Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group (PACT) and other groups worldwide.