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Non-invasive ventilation for COVID-19 patients isn’t linked to heightened infection risk

New research involving University of Warwick researchers has found that the use of non-invasive breathing support to treat moderate to severe COVID-19 infection, isn’t linked to a heightened infection risk, as currently thought.

RECOVERY-RS trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

The Respiratory Strategies in COVID-19; CPAP, High-flow, and Standard Care (RECOVERY-RS) trial, co-led by the University of Warwick, has demonstrated that treating hospitalised COVID-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.

Cast no better than brace for broken ankles

Using a cast is not more effective than a brace for treating broken ankles, according to University of Warwick researchers – a conclusion that could hasten the decline of the tradition of signing a cast.

Tue 06 Jul 2021, 09:37 | Tags: medicine, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

World-leading study begins into robotic surgery for knee replacement with major £1.6 million funding grant

A major national study will pitch human skill against machine precision as it compares the benefits of knee replacement surgery performed using a robot to a surgeon using traditional methods.

International honour for University of Warwick resuscitation expert

A leading University of Warwick expert in resuscitation and CPR has been recognised for his significant efforts to help save lives by an international professional body.

Fri 25 Jun 2021, 10:19 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

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