Risk Stratification Of Syncope in the Emergency department
To develop and validate a Clinical Decision Rule using history, examination, electrocardiographic and biochemical markers, to predict one month outcome for patients presenting with syncope to the Emergency Department
Single-centre, prospective, observational cohort study, conducted in the Emergency Department (ED) of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
The Emergency Medicine Annotated Bioresource Consortium (EM-ABC): A pilot and feasability programme
Developing a bioresource for all emergency presentations
Attitudes towards Research and Research Nurses among the clinical team in an Emergency Department (ED) and Acute Medical Unit (AMU)
Attitudes towards Research and Research Nurses
1. Ambulatory Device, Rocket Pleural vent insertion
2. Standard Treatment, Aspiration +/- chest drain
Primary Outcome Measures
To assess whether use of an ambulatory device (Rocket Pleural Vent) and treatment strategy reduces hospital stay. Total length of stay in hospital up to 30 days post randomisation. Up to 30 days post randomisation.
RAMPP trial - Randomised Controlled Trial: Pleural vent (rocket) V standard care in Primary Spontaneous Pnuemothorax