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
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
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