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

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Hemotion trial: New national coordinating center in France

Oct 2, 2020 – We are very happy to announce the opening of a new national coordinating center in France for the Hemotion trial. This center will be based in Besançon (Franche Comté) in partnership with the team of Dr. Sébastien Pili-Floury and will aim to initiate the forthcoming recruitment of patients in the Hemotion… Read more »

Alexandre Bergeron receives the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award

Aug 27, 2020 – The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame awards Alexandre Bergeron in recognition of his established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge. Alexandre, a medical student and a clinical epidemiology MSc student at Université Laval, is one of 17 recipients across Canada in 2020. Further details… Read more »

NeurO2 study receives CIHR Project Grant funding

Aug 17, 2020 – Congratulations to Alexis F Turgeon, Michael Chasse and Shane W English, principal investigators, and the co-investigators, who have received a Project Grant funding from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the NeurO2 study. The NeurO2 study, « optimal brain oxygenation in neurocritically ill patients », is a nested study within… Read more »

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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
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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.

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