ANZICS CTG Endorsed Study
Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome: generating evidence in Australia and New Zealand
Aims: To assess the management of moderate-severe ARDS in intensive care units in Australia and
Objectives: The objectives of this observational study are to:
We hypothesise that this data will give an accurate description of the characteristics and management of adult patients admitted to the ICU in Australia
Rachael Parke (Chair), Samantha Bates, Shailesh Bihari, Amanda Corley, Eileen Gilder, Carol Hodgson, Ed Litton, Colin McArthur, Shay McGuinness, Al Nichol, Jane Parker, Anne Turner, Frank van Haren and Steve Webb.
Intensive Care Unit, Werribee Mercy Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, North Shore Hospital, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit, Auckland City Hospital, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Auckland City Hospital, Cairns ICU, Tauranga ICU, Canberra Hospital ICU, Dandenong Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital, Intensive Care Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital, Fiona Stanley, The Alfred, Flinders Medical Centre, Middlemore Hospital, Te puna wai ora, Southern Critical Care, Dunedin Hospital, Footscray Hospital (Western Health), Sunshine Hospital (Western Health), Intensive Care Unit, Christchurch Hospital, Timaru Hospital.
Project Status as of June 2019
This study has received ethics approval in New Zealand and Australia and sites are currently finalising local governance approvals. The first sites in New Zealand have commenced screening as of 1st September 2019. A rolling start-up will occur as sites complete governance activities and are able to come on board.
Rachael Parke (email)