Mechanical ventilation/biomechanics

Funded projects  explored the quality of life in mechanically ventilated patients.

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$681,043
total amount funded

22
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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Kho, Michelle CYCLE Pilot: A Pilot Randomized Study of Early Cycle Ergometry versus Routine Physiotherapy in Mechanically Ventilated Patients McMaster University Ontario $31,350
Kajla, Ravinder A pilot study comparing Infant Flow SIPAP to noninvasive NAVA Fraser Health Authority British Columbia $4,993
Miller, Chris A Pilot Study: Effect of Inhaled Gaseous Nitric Oxide on the Bacterial Load in Chronic Mechanically Ventilated Adults University of British Columbia British Columbia $27,800
Janssen, Luke Agonists of bitter taste receptors disrupt internal Ca2+ store and airway smooth muscle biochemistry McMaster University Ontario $50,000
Chee, Alex Does Bronchial Thermoplasty Result in Long-term Structural Changes in the Airway? Univeristy of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Ferguson, Niall Diaphragm Activity and Function During Mechanical Ventilation: the MYOTRAUMA Study University Health Network Ontario $48,586
Ferguson, Niall Diaphragm Activity and Function during Mechanical Ventilation: the MYOTRAUMA Study Toronto General Hospital Ontario $50,000
Ivey, James Engineered particle formation from evporating microdroplets containing dissolved or suspended phase during drying process Institution University of Alberta Alberta $10,000
Hudson-Mason, Ann Sustained Inflations to achieve lung aeration at birth- a randomized control trial Alberta Health Services Alberta $19,908
Amin, Reshma Health Service Utilization and Costs in Children Receiving Long-term Home Mechanical Ventilation in Ontario The hospital for Sick Children Ontario $49,924
Rose, Louise Healthcare Costs and Utilization of Long-Term Users of Mechanical Ventilation in the Home University of Toronto Ontario $49,265
Burns, Karen Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation and Screening Frequency trial: The Release Trial McMaster University Ontario $50,000
Reid, Julie Objective measurement of physical activity in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients: A systematic review and observational study McMaster University Ontario $10,000
Nonoyama, Mika Paediatric Home Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation: Healthcare Costs and Utilization University of Toronto Ontario $15,248
Nonoyama, Mika Paediatric Home Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation: Healthcare Costs and Utilization University of Toronto Ontario $15,000
Ferguson, Niall Physiological Mechanisms of Weaning Failure in Mechanically Ventilated Patients. University of Toronto Ontario $33,062
Dominelli, Paolo Sex differences in blood flow redistribution due to high respiratory muscle work University of British Columbia British Columbia $42,000
Rose, Louise The Transition of Teenagers Receiving Long-Term Domiciliary Mechanical Ventilation to Adult Care: The TTEEN VENT Study University of Toronto Ontario $15,000
Lucy, Deborah Understanding the Process of Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation: A Grounded Theory Study School of Physical Therapy, Western University Ontario $4,000
Simpson, Jeremy Unexpected progressive non-persistent lung inflammation and diaphragm atrophy following myocardial infraction University of Guelph Ontario $48,586
Pagliardini, Silvia State dependent modulation of expiratory activity University of Alberta Alberta $30,000
Lapinsky, Stephen Mechanical ventilation in obstetric patients Sinai Health System Ontario $46,321