Case studies

ProMISe

ICNARC played a key role in establishing whether a new treatment protocol for critically ill patients with sepsis improved patient outcomes, both nationally and internationally.

Recovery-RS

ICNARC data provided linked outcomes for patients admitted to critical care for this vital clinical trial in COVID-19.

Canadian critical care nutrition guidelines

Additional analyses of data from the CALORIES trial supported guidelines on feeding critically ill patients.

Interventions to reduce mortality from in-hospital cardiac arrest

Data from the National Cardiac Arrest Audit were used in a mixed-methods research study to explore changes over time associated with the introduction of interventions aimed at identification and management of deteriorating patients.

Night discharge

A seminal early publication from the Case Mix Programme highlighted the pressure on critical care services in England, contributing to substantial increased investment. Subsequent monitoring as a quality indicator has shown improvements over time.