A draft 24-page data collection sheet, based on the literature and the researchers' expertise, was presented to the CCSSA
council for discussion, and feedback was incorporated into the final data sheet.
For this reason, a national ICU audit was commissioned by the CCSSA
Executive Committee members of the Forum were nominated by CCSSA
members according to regional representation as described in the 2007 CCSSA
This congress will be promoted at the 2009 World Congress due to be held in Florence, Italy in August by CCSSA
Council members attending the conference.
The current practice of having HCUs in wards is unacceptable, contrary to the guidelines as outlined by the CCSSA
and must be remedied as a matter of urgency.
If you feel your city or town could benefit from a visit from CCSSA
members with both nursing and medical skills in critical care, please contact Eric Hodgson: email@example.com or tel 082 416 4687.
A thorough analysis would require an assessment of morbidity and mortality which has been proposed in two other projects by the CCSSA
Council Outreach Programme and Fresenius Kabi workshops: These are formal activities that are being planned throughout South Africa in the near future, and will be advertised.
A programme that ensures ongoing education of health care professionals in the team is equally important and can be accomplished with an expansion of the existing framework of the CCSSA
Three of the completed projects (18.8%) were presented at an annual national CCSSA
Endorsed by: Critical Care Society of Southern Africa (CCSSA
A Clinical Trials Group (CTG) was formed within the CCSSA
in September 2006.