Although the DePPaRT data collection and main study analysis have been finalized, there remains much to do. Some ongoing exciting projects include:
- analysis of secondary study outcomes, including a paper on waveform variability led by Nathan Scales and a prediction of time to death study led by Jason Shahin
- analysis of Qualitative Study outcomes, led by Jennifer Chandler
- secondary analysis of DePPaRT data focused on processes of withdrawal of life sustaining therapies, funded as part of a CDTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant
- analysis of international data
In addition to this scientific work, our team is actively engaging with stakeholders and policy-makers as part of a knowledge translation strategy to ensure that our results are appropriately disseminated. A notable part of this initiative includes integration with Canadian Blood Services' initiative to harmonize criteria for death determination. Check back soon for updates and links to other knowledge translation activities!