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Jill Steven

Senior Research Nurse - 4AT study

Research Interests:
Emergency medicine and Medicine of the Elderly
Qualifications:
BSc(Hons) Nursing Studies, MSc(Dist) Advancing Healthcare Practice
Twitter:
@emerge_research
Jill Steven

Since qualifying as a registered nurse in 1996 Jill has worked in a variety of clinical areas. She first discovered her love for research in 2009 whilst working in the Transplant Unit in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, when she had the opportunity to work on research projects part-time.

Following on from this experience she decided that the next step in her career was to work in clinical research full-time, and so joined the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility in 2011.   There, she worked on a variety of Phase I-IV studies across a wide range of specialities. Jill joined the Emerge team in August 2015 to work on the 4AT study, and is excited about focusing on the needs of elderly patients in the emergency department.


Trials

4AT

Determining the diagnostic accuracy of the 4AT for delirium versus the reference standard of a DSM-IV diagnosis

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4AT

The 4AT as a triage test for delirium: a validation study in acutely hospitalised older patients

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4AT team attends British Geriatric Society conference

4AT team attends British Geriatric Society conference

5 Nov 2015 | Allan MacRaild

Emerge sent two research nurses to the British Geriatric Society (BGS) conference. Jill Steven and Allan MacRaild are recruiting to a study entitled The 4AT as a triage test for delirium: a validation study in acutely hospitalised older patients. This study is a first collaboration between Emerge and Medicine of the Elderly with this study being led by Professor Alasdair MacLullich.

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A study to assess a tool to diagnose Delirium