RCOA/NIHR AWARDS 2017   We are delighted to announce that, on behalf of WMTRAIN, Charlotte Small has been awarded the NIHR/RCOA trainee award – the funds from which will be used to develop our contribution to NIHR CRN portfolio studies. We’ll be announcing details of our new initiatives soon!   Clinical Research Network West Midlands […]


Abstract Background: Lung-protective ventilation in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome improves mortality. Adopting this strategy in the perioperative period has been shown to reduce lung inflammation and postoperative pulmonary and non-pulmonary sepsis complications in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. We conducted a prospective observational study into the intra-operative ventilation practice across the West Midlands […]