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Dr Frank Prior PhD

Pharmacist

Dr Frank Prior PhD


Trials

The Prior Study

This study will investigate how we can help treat patients suffering from shock by the targeted use of specific fluids and medications. Shock is an acute medical condition in which the organs and tissues of the body are not receiving an adequate flow of blood. It is associated with a fall in blood pressure, a build-up in waste products and can result in serious organ damage and even death. We hope to improve our ability to treat shock by evaluating fluid management from the blood samples of a group of healthy volunteers.

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The Prior Study

Calculating Osmotic Pressure in Healthy Patients

COPS

This study contributes to the work of Dr Frank Prior who is developing a tool to be used in the treatment of shock.
It is known that shock creates a set of internal conditions that affect vasculature and that these conditions can vary over time and are dependent on the type of shock. This tool reveals the condition of the vasculature and therefore informs which fluid and drugs are best advised for that patient at that time.

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COPS

Calculating Osmotic Pressure in Healthy Patients (COPs)

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The Prior Study

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19 Jul 2017 | Allan MacRaild

EMERGE and RRG are undertaking a preliminary study into the principles of fluid exchange within the body.

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