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Gavin Perkins

Prof Gavin Perkins

Phone: 024761 50925


Address: Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Region: West Midlands

Research type: Health service research, clinical trials

Research Interests: ARDS, cardiac arrest, emergency care

Key Techniques: systematic reviews, clinical trials

Keywords:  ARDS, cardiac arrest, CPR, DNACPR

Funding: National institute for Health Research, Medical Research Council, Wellcome, British Heart Foundation,

Collaborations: Danny McAuley, Tim Walsh, Simon Gates, Sallie Lamb, Steve Goodacre, Charles Deakin, Tom Quinn, Ranjit Lal, Paul Dark, Simon Stansworth, Kathy Rowan, David Harrison, Steve Brett.

Selected Publications:

  1. Gates S, Perkins GD, Lamb SE, Kelly C, Thickett DR, Young JD, McAuley DF, Snaith C, McCabe C, Hulme CT, Gao Smith F. Beta-Agonist Lung injury TrIal-2 (BALTI-2): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial and economic evaluation of intravenous infusion of salbutamol versus placebo in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Health Technol Assess. 2013 Sep;17(38):v-vi, 1-87
  2. Perkins GD, Kimani PK, Bullock I, Clutton-Brock T, Davies RP, Gale M, Lam J, Lockey A, Stallard N; Electronic Advanced Life Support Collaborators. Improving the efficiency of advanced life support training: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jul 3;157(1):19-28.
  3. Gao Smith F, Perkins GD, Gates S, Young D, McAuley DF, Tunnicliffe W, Khan Z, Lamb SE; BALTI-2 study investigators Effect of intravenous β-2 agonist treatment on clinical outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome (BALTI-2): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2012 Jan 21;379(9812):229-35.
  1. Noah MA, Peek GJ, Finney SJ, Griffiths MJ, Harrison DA, Grieve R, Sadique MZ, Sekhon JS, McAuley DF, Firmin RK, Harvey C, Cordingley JJ, Price S, Vuylsteke A, Jenkins DP, Noble DW, Bloomfield R, Walsh TS, Perkins GD, Menon D, Taylor BL, Rowan KM. Referral to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation center and mortality among patients with severe 2009 influenza A(H1N1). JAMA. 2011 Oct 19;306(15):1659-68.
  1. Perkins GD, McAuley DF, Thickett DR, Gao F. The Beta Agonist Lung Injury Trial (BALTI) a randomised placebo controlled clinical trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 173:281-287