• Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
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  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
    The CCCTG has are more than 30 research programs underway and over 100 peer-reviewed publications to its credit, with direct impact on clinical practice in critical care.
  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
    The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) is a national organization of more than 300 individuals with research interests in the management of the critically ill patient.
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Principal Investigator(s)


Katie O’Hearn



SHIPSS - Stress Hydrocortisone in Pediatric Septic Shock


Dr. Michael Agus, Dr. Jerry Zimmerman, Dr. Hector Wong, Dr. David Wypij, Dr. Dayre McNally, Dr. Karen Choong, Dr. Tim Ramsay, Dr. Anand Acharya

Participating Centers

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa (Kusum Menon)
McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton (Karen Choong)
London Health Sciences Centre, London (Douglas Foster)
Ste Justine Children’s Hospital, Montreal (Marisa Tucci)
Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal (Ronald Gottesman)
IWK Health Centre, Halifax (Neeraj Verma)
Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary (Elaine Gilfoyle)
Saskatoon Children’s Hospital, Saskatoon (Tanya Holt)
BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver (Srinivas Murthy)
Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval, Quebec City (Matthew Weiss)

United States:
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle (Jerry Zimmerman)
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati (Hector Wong)