In view of developing and expanding our activities, and further involving our members, we are pleased to announce that ESPNIC has the following sections to support its various scientific activities:

Cardiac ICU and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Chair

Deputy Chair

Eduardo Da Cruz

Aparna Hoskote

 

Cardiovascular Dynamics

The aim of the Cardiovascular Dynamics section is to support education, research and development of guidelines in hemodynamic physiology, monitoring and treatment in critically ill children of all ages. It is the ambition of the section to be a reference point for pediatric intensivists with an interest in cardiovascular dynamics and to increase collaboration with others.

Chair

Deputy Chair

Joris Lemson

Yogen Singh

 

CRRT/Renal

This aim of the CRRT/renal section is to focus on education and research activities in the field of Acute kidney injury (AKI) and renal replacement therapy (RRT) in children. We aim to provide practical and evidence based education in these areas to improve the delivery of various modalities of RRT to critically sick children admitted to intensive care units in order to improve the outcomes of these children. 

Chair

Deputy Chair

Akash Deep

Vesna Stojanovic

 

 

Ethics

The aim of the Ethics section is to foster discussion and debate around ethical issues in the care of critically ill children.

Chair

Deputy Chair

Joe Brierley

Marek Migdal

 

Infection, systemic inflammation and sepsis

The aim of the Infection, Systemic Inflammation and Sepsis section is to facilitate research and organize education to improve outcome in treatment and prevention of critically ill children and neonates with infection, systemic inflammation and sepsis.

Chair

Deputy Chair

Etienne Javouhey

Luregn Schlapbach

 

 Metabolism, endocrinology and nutrition

Chair

Deputy Chair

Sascha  Verbruggen

Lynne Latten

 

 Neuro critical care

Chair

Deputy Chair

Barney Scholefield

Karl Reiter

 

Nursing Science

Chair

Deputy Chair

Erwin Ista

Joseph Manning

 

 Paediatric and Neonatal Care Nursing

Chair

Deputy Chair

Andy Darbyshire

George Damhuis

 

 

Pharmacology

Chair

Deputy Chair

Dick Tibboel

Paula Pokorna

website Paula Pokorna

 

Quality improvement, patient safety and long term outcomes

Chair

Deputy Chair

Hanneke Ijsselstijn

Hennie Knoester

 

Respiratory failure

The aim of the Respiratory Failure section is to improve the acute and long-term outcome of the critically ill child by promoting, encouraging and performing education and scientific research related to all aspects of acute respiratory failure in children, including pathophysiology, diagnostics, and treatment.

Chair

Deputy Chair

Marti Pons

Robert Blokpoel

 

Resuscitation

The aim of the Resuscitation Section is to collate, promote and disseminate best practices in the identification of the deteriorating child and management of the child and infant in cardiorespiratory arrest to optimise outcomes. This will include a focus on education and training of providers in quality improvement CPR programmes.

Chair

Deputy Chair

Sophie Skellett

Jimena del Castillo

website Jimena del Castillo

 

Transport

Chair

Deputy Chair

Padmanabhan Ramnarayan

Aleksandra Doronjski