Peter AndrewsDepartment of Intensive Care / Department of Anaesthetics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK F1000 Section Head (since 16 November 2005)
Honorary Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, University of Edinburgh
MD, MB ChB, FRCA
Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Currently Editor-in-chief of The Open Critical Care Medicine Journal (http://www.bentham.org/open/toccmj) and section editor for Current Opinion in Critical Care (Neuroscience).
Research streams include: 'Direct Brain Cooling' studies; Chief Investigator of the EUROTHERM3235 Trial investigating the titrated use of hypothermia after traumatic brain injury in patients with raised intracranial pressure (http://www.eurotherm3235trial.eu); The TOPCAT study, Temperature post out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, assessed patients pre-hospital. The invaluable experience gained from this program will support the development of pre-hospital stroke care studies.
Prof Andrews is the Chief Investigator of the 'SIGNET Trial' (RCT in Scottish Intensive Care Units). This was the first UK non-commercial CT-IMP trial in critical care in the UK.
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