About the Author
Dr Jecko Thachil, Honorary Consultant in Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Royal Liverpool Teaching Hospitals, Academic Clinical Lecturer, Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UKDr Thachil co-chairs the Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Subcommittee of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and is the review editor for Physician Information and Educational Resource for American College of Physicians. He has authored over seventy publications in peer reviewed journals and has co-authored the British committee of Standards in Haematology guideline for DIC. Dr Thachil also has research collaborations with intensive care staff in the northwest England and is the organizer of Haematology in Intensive Care educational sessions for the region. Dr Quentin A. Hill, Consultant Haematologist, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, Leeds, UKDr Hill has been principle investigator for a number of phase II and III clinical trials and has published 6 peer reviewed journal articles (5 as first author). He has also written book chapters for "Problem Solving in Haematology" published in March 2010 (ISBN: 1846920051, Atlas Medical Publishing, Ltd). He provides attending cover for a 40 bedded haematology unit. He often interacts with intensive care staff and has developed an interest in critical care issues during this time. Dr Hill has published a single author review on survival of critically ill patients with haematological malignancy in 2010 and has submitted a further paper on regional ICU outcomes for publication. Dr Hill has lectured on this subject regionally and nationally.