HIIS 2 Grant Funding Awarded for Venting Wisely

HIIS 2 Grant FUNDING AWARDED FOR VENTING WISELY

PIs: Dr. Ken Parhar and Dr. Sean Bagshaw

Title: Venting Wisely – Transforming the provision of respiratory life support for Albertans

Competition: Health Innovation Implementation and Spread (HIIS) 2 Fund

Total Funding Award: $795,688

Funding Term: 2020-2023

The main objectives of this line of research are to improve outcomes for critically ill patients with respiratory failure by optimizing and standardizing mechanical ventilation strategies and practices. Work has begun to implement and evaluate an evidence-based care pathway for patients treated with mechanical ventilation in Alberta ICUs.