To explore the time taken for research nurses to recruit patients in an Emergency Department (ED) setting. To identify any challenges to recruitment and to ascertain methods to optimise participant recruitment.
Lothian R&D Conference – 6th March 2015
RCN Annual International Research Conference – 20th – 22nd April 2015 – Winner for Best Poster
Scottish Emergency Medicine Clinical Meeting – 19th May 2015
This is a study looking at incidence and risk factors for poor ankle functional recovery, and the development and progression of post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis after significant ankle ligament injury.
SALI study - Significant Ankle Ligament Injury
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
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