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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

Families in West Midlands sought to trial parenting programme

Parents with young adolescents aged 11 – 15 years are being invited to help trial a new online programme that aims to help parents or carers support the wellbeing of adolescents.

Thu 27 May 2021, 11:31 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

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