Blood samples will be assessed using infrared spectroscopy as part of a project looking at tumour biomarkers to ascertain whether people most at risk of having a brain tumour can be correctly identified.
This is a tissue governance project aiming to recruit 600 participants in order to inform a larger trial.
Patients commonly present to the Emergency Department with epistaxsis (nose bleed). Standard first aid measures such as applying pressure can often stem bleeding however in more severe cases of epistaxsis further treatment is required.
Novel Use of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce the Need for Nasal Packing
Auditting, monitoring and optimising the transfusion support given to trauma patients in Scotland
Transfusion and Laboratory support in Trauma Group Code Red Audit
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disabilities amongst young people worldwide. Many sufferers develop chronic physical and mental health problems and are unable to work or re-engage socially after their injuries. There are therefore significant health and socioeconomic consequences.
A study examining the Prevalence and Risk of Anterior Pituitary Dysfunction following Traumatic Brain Injury