13 August 2018
Out-of-hours discharge from intensive care is strongly associated with both in-hospital death and ICU readmission.
9 August 2018
A team involving our Critical Care Research Group have discovered that patients with severe illnesses treated on intensive care units often have problems with their movement and mobility long after they are discharged from hospital.
20 September 2017
Professor Kyle Pattinson from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences explains how brain scanning could help doctors to personalise treatment for people with chronic breathing disorders.
17 July 2017
The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Foundation Year Quality Improvement Symposium is organised by Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR), which is based in our Department.
8 April 2016
TV presents one picture of an intensive care unit (ICU) – dimmed lights, hushed voices and softly bleeping machines. The reality is that it's more like a busy restaurant and frequently it's noisy enough to compete with a pneumatic drill. That's why Oxford University researchers have been trying to make intensive care noise less intensive.
1 March 2016
Researchers find that components of a small group of brain cells in the brainstem are important in how people perceive the threat of breathlessness.
22 September 2015
A team of doctors and scientists from the University of Oxford have tested a tissue oxygen monitor in microgravity for the first time.
3 September 2015
Researchers and clinicians from Oxford and Portsmouth have been awarded £1.8m by the Health Innovation Challenge Fund to develop a new electronic system to recognise deteriorating patients in hospitals.
2 June 2015
A study in our Department has found that the lower-pressure environment experienced when flying increases blood pressure in the lungs. With an unknown but significant number of flights diverted each year for medical emergencies, the results could be used to improve health screening before flight as well as care for patients being moved by air.
11 May 2015
48 of the UK's leading medical researchers have been recognised for excellence in medical science with their election to the Academy Fellowship.