Toggle menu

Time and Motion

Start date:
End date:
February 2015
Co-ordinated by:
Amy Dunn, Rachel O’Brien

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.

Trial Design


List of Publications – References

Poster submissions

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

Research Team

Rachel O'Brien

Lead Research Nurse

More EMERGE Trials

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.

Read more

RAMPP trial

RAMPP trial - Randomised Controlled Trial: Pleural vent (rocket) V standard care in Primary Spontaneous Pnuemothorax

Attitudes towards Research and Research Nurses among the clinical team in an Emergency Department (ED) and Acute Medical Unit (AMU)

Read more

Research on Research

Attitudes towards Research and Research Nurses

The Emergency Medicine Annotated Bioresource Consortium (EM-ABC): A pilot and feasability programme

Read more

EMERGE Biobank

Developing a bioresource for all emergency presentations