Targeted Temperature Management
Targeted Temperature Management: will we ever be cold again? Claire Seiffert
How can something that makes so much sense physiologically not have any positive trial outcomes? Are we disrupting an important potentially beneficial cellular function by our current processes and timing of cooling?Is it targeted hypothermia or is it therapeutic? Will the TTM2 shed any further light and lead to practice change?
All these questions and more will be answered in a snap-shot talk of what is (at least!) a decade-long debate, filled with numerous high-quality studies.
Claire Seiffert (@purpleicu) is currently an ICU Clinical Fellow at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. She is a born and bred Victorian having grown up in Mildura before completing a Physiotherapy degree in Melbourne. Claire then moved to Canberra where she completed her medical degree.
She has special interests in bariatric medicine, neurocritical care, innovative medical education and retrieval medicine. Claire is a passionate John Farnham fan and a loyal Geelong AFL supporter. She is a mum to a little boy who has also independently developed the same passions.
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