The award went to the working group studying “Antithrombin III in critically ill patients: systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis” in the Department of Anesthesiology, Rigshospitalet, at the Juliane Marie Centre and Copenhagen Trial Unit, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
During the opening ceremony, Professor Jennifer M Hunter, Chairperson of the ESA Scientific Programme Committee, together with Dr Markus Keussen, Head of Dräger Strategic Business Field Anesthesiology, presented the award to Dr Arash Afshari, representing this working group.The prize
This year, the Dräger Prize subcommittee of the ESA who judged the prize recognized this working group for their systematic, detailed and methodical approach in a large meta-analysis of the effects of anti-thrombin III in critically ill patients.
With this prize, Dräger wishes to honor scientific endeavors and support advances in the field of critical care medicine.The award recipients
As Chairman of the Dräger Prize Subcommittee, Prof Jennifer M. Hunter MB ChB PhD FRCA, School of Clinical Science (Anaesthesia), University of Liverpool, UK, stated that this paper was selected as it showed the highest standard of scientific study of all the submissions, with results that were most likely to affect future clinical practice.About Dräger
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