Protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial of early and sustained prophylactic hypothermia in the management of traumatic brain injury
Alistair Nichol, Dashiell Gantner, Jeffrey Presneill, Lynnette Murray, Tony Trapani, Stephen Bernard, Peter Cameron, Gilles Capellier, Andrew Forbes, Colin McArthur, Lynette Newby, Stephen Rashford, Jeffrey V Rosenfeld, Tony Smith, Michael Stephenson, Dinesh Varma, Tony Walker, Steve Webb, D James Cooper
Critical Care and Resuscitation | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2015
The POLAR RCT is funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and the Victorian Transport Accident Commission. The cooling vests and blankets are purchased and maintained using project grant funds. Funding agencies and cooling device suppliers and manufacturers have not had and will not have any role in study design, data collection, data analysis or writing of manuscripts.