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Claire Cheyne

Research Nurse- Bank Staff

Claire Cheyne

I’ve been nursing for 18 years, the first half of my career spent in orthopaedic trauma and vascular surgery in the old Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. It was a challenging and an enormous learning curve to say the least!

In 2006 I travelled the world working as a nurse in Australia to fund my adventure, and returned home to Scotland! I was lucky enough to gain employment within the emergency department in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for around 9 years. During that time I got married, had two children, and worked in community nursing for a short while. Now I work on the staff bank in a variety of specialities but mainly within the emergency department and with the wonderful EMERGE research team.

I am new to research and I’m loving the challenges it brings, the vast amount there is yet to learn and being part of something that will have a positive influence on the delivery of patient care.


Trials

EHA Study

EHA - Epidemiological analysis for the Hereditary Angioedema Disease is an international, multicentre, epidemiological study that aims to explore the feasibility of a new Dried Blood Spot (DBS) filtercard-based screening algorithm and thereby the prevalence of the Hereditary Angioedema.

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EHA Study

EHA - Epidemiological analysis for the Hereditary Angioedema Disease

MAPP2

The Markers and Paracetamol Poisoning Study 2

SALI Study

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.

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SALI Study

SALI study - Significant Ankle Ligament Injury