Posted by Bernadette Gallagher | 30 Dec 2015
The research nurses page has been attached to the code red alert so we will be actively recruiting patients with severe traumatic bleeding in the ED.
The main objective of the E-FIT 1 clinical trial is to test whether it is possible to give fibrinogen concentrate within 45 minutes of admission to hospital to adult trauma patients with severe bleeding.
We are aiming to recruit 48 patients over 18 months in the United Kingdom.
Patients are eligible for this trial if:
1. Written informed consent or agreement, or waiver of consent, is obtained before
any study related activity
2. The participant is judged to be an adult (aged 16 years or over) and is affected by
3. The participant is deemed by the attending clinician to have on-going active
haemorrhage with shock
4. activation of the local major haemorrhage protocol for management of severe blood
loss and/or transfusion of emergency (Group O) red cells
If you are one of the self nominated doctors who will be delegated for the study and haven’t been trained, please contact Bernadette Gallagher, Senior Research Nurse. E-FIT1 training should take approximately 30 mins.
If a patient with a traumatic haemorrhage has arrived in the ED please look out for the research team or alert them on Page 4116 if they have not arrived.
8 Aug 2017 | Miranda Odam
When: Tuesday 15th August 2017 Time: 2pm - 8pm (drop in or stay) Where: Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building RIE TEDxNHS is a an event for those who work in the NHS live streamed in all four nations of the UK. The ebvent is independently organised and under license from TED. EMERGE (Emergency Medicine Resarch group of Edinburgh) are hosting on behalf of NHS Lothian and we would love you to join us to be inspired by a huge variey of speakers from a blind autistic savant and musical prodigy to a European Space Agency research doctor by way of a clinical entrepreneur and renaissance surgeon. Please contact Emma.Ward@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk or call 0131 242 3863 to reserve your seat Looking forward to seeing you there!!Read more