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Dr Matt Reed

Consultant and NRS Career Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Research Interests:
Syncope/transient loss of consciousness, Emergency Department organ donation, Cardiac arrest
Qualifications:
MA MB BCHIR MRCS FCEM MD
Twitter:
@emerge_research
Dr Matt Reed

Dr Reed graduated from Cambridge University in 1997. He joined the South East Scotland Emergency Medicine Training Programme in 2002 and has been a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in Edinburgh since 2007.

After completing his Doctorate of Medicine thesis in 2009 on the risk stratification of syncope in the ED, he has continued research work in this area focusing on the use of biomarkers and ambulatory monitoring in syncope.

Matt is currently Chief Investigator on two exciting CHSS funded studies looking at an ambulatory patch monitor and a smart phone based event recorder in the ED.

 

 


Key Publications

  • Reed MJ, Newby DE, Coull AJ, Jacques KG, Prescott RJ, Gray AJ. Risk stratification Of Syncope in the Emergency department: The ROSE study. JACC 2010: 55(8); 713-721. PMID: 20170806
  • Reed MJ, Mills NL, Weir CJ. Sensitive troponin assay predicts outcome in syncope. Emerg Med J. 2012; 29(12): 1001-3. PMID: 22962048
  • Reed MJ, Henderson SS, Newby DE, Gray AJ. One-year prognosis after syncope and the failure of the ROSE decision instrument to predict 1 year adverse events. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2011; DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.12.021. PMID: 21288597
  • Reed MJ, Kelly S-L, Beckwith H, Innes CJ, Manson L. Successful implementation of strategies to transform Emergency Department transfusion practice. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports 2013(2): doi:10.1136/bmjquality.u201055.w690
  • Reed MJ, Nimmo AF, McGee D, Manson L, Neffendorf AE, Moir L, Donaldson LS. Rotational thrombolelastometry produces potentially clinical useful results within 10 min in bleeding Emergency Department patients: the DEUCE study. Eur J Emerg Med. 2013; 20(3): 160-6
  • Reed MJ, Lone N, Walsh TS. Resuscitation of the trauma patient: tell me a trigger for early haemostatic resuscitation please! Crit Care 2011, 15(2): 126. PMID: 21371347
  • Sun BC, Costantino G, Barbic F, Bossi I, Casazza G, Dipaola F, McDermott F, Quinn J, Reed MJ, Sheldon RS, Solbiati M, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Krahn AD, Beach D, Bodemer N, Brignole M, Casagranda I, Duca P, Falavigna G, Ippoliti R, Montano N, Olshansky B, Raj SR, Ruwald MH, Shen W-K, Stiell I, Ungar A, van Dijk JG, van Dijk N, Wieling W, Furlan R. Priorities for Emergency Department Syncope Research. Published ahead of print Annals of Emergency Medicine May 29, 2014. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.04.014. PMID: 24882667
  • Sun BC, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Dela Cruz J, Abe H, Barbic F, Blanc J-J, Colivicchi F, Dipaola F, Furlan R,Costantino G, Grossman S, Hess E, Krahn A, Lipsitz L, Morillo C, Olshansky B, Quinn J, Raviele A, Reed MJ, Sarasin F, Satish R, Serrano L, Sheldon R, Thijs R, Ungar A, van Dijk G, van Dijk N. Standardized Reporting Guidelines for Emergency Department Syncope Risk Stratification Research. Accepted by Academic Emergency Medicine.

Grant Awarded

  • 2013 – Resuscitation Council UK – Introduction of paramedic led Echo in Life Support (ELS) into the pre-hospital environment (£19,718).
  • 2010 – SNBTS grant – Is Rotational Thromboelastometry (ROTEM) useful to detect Occult Coagulopathy in the Emergency Department? (£6,624)
  • 2009 – Chief Scientist Office Small Grant CZG/2/444 – Serial Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) measurement in syncope. (£3,525)
  • 2007 – CEM Research Committee and the BAEM Clinical Effectives Committee Research Grant – Prediction of Risk in Syncope using Electrocardiograph characteristics: a PILOT study (£1,721)
  • 2006 – Chief Scientist Office Clinical Academic Training Fellowship CAF/06/0, Scottish Executive Health Department – Risk stratification Of Syncope in the Emergency department (£115,566)

Teaching Interests

  • Critical appraisal of the scientific literature
  • Advanced trauma life support (ATLS)
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS)
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Supervising students undertaking

 Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board Member for the European Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Regional College Academic Lead for South East Scotland
  • Founder member of the Emergency Medicine Research Group Edinburgh (EMeRGE) 2008

Trials

SNAP40

Detection of physiological deterioration by the SNAP40 wearable device compared to standard monitoring devices in the Emergency Department

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SNAP40

Evaluating the role of ambulatory, wireless vital sign monitoring in the detection of deterioration

NoPac

Patients commonly present to the Emergency Department with epistaxsis (nose bleed). Standard first aid measures such as applying pressure can often stem bleeding however in more severe cases of epistaxsis further treatment is required.

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NoPac

Novel Use of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce the Need for Nasal Packing

IPED

Randomised controlled Trial using smart phone based event recorder technology versus standard care in palpatations or pre-syncope

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IPED

Randomised controlled Trial using smart phone based event recorder technology versus standard care in palpatations or pre-syncope

E-FIT1

A multi-centre, randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating the effects of early administration of fibrinogen concentrate in adults with major traumatic haemorrhage. E-FIT1 Study

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E-FIT1

A multi-centre, randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating the effects of early administration of fibrinogen concentrate in adults with major traumatic haemorrhage. E-FIT 1 Study

DEUCE

Is Rotational Thromboelastometry (ROTEM) useful to detect Occult Coagulopathy in the Emergency Department?

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DEUCE

Evaluating Rotational Thromboelastometry (ROTEM) in detecting Occult Coagulopathy

PREFER

Assessing the direct health care resource use and costs following acute first-time or recurrent VTE

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PREFER

Prefer in VTE Prevention of Thromboembolic Events

ROSE

Developing a Clinical Decision Rule for patients presenting with syncope to the Emergency Department

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ROSE

Risk Stratification Of Syncope in the Emergency department

AHEAD

Identifying the outcomes of anticoagulated patients attending the ED following head injury

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AHEAD

Monitoring anticoagulated patients who suffer head injury

EMERGE Biobank

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

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EMERGE Biobank

Developing a bioresource for all emergency presentations

EURODEM

Epidemiologic description of patients presenting to the ED with shortness of breath.

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EURODEM

The European Dyspnoea survey in the Emergency departments

PATCH-ED

Diagnostic yield of an ambulatory patch monitor in Emergency Department syncope patients.

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PATCH-ED

Diagnostic yield of an ambulatory patch monitor in ED

TICH 2

Assessing tranexamic acid after hyperacute spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage.

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TICH 2

Tranexamic Acid for Hyperacute Primary IntraCerebral Haemorrhage

ENCEPH UK

To produce a predictive tool for HSV encephalitis by comparing those with and without the infection.

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ENCEPH UK

Understanding and improving the outcome in Encephalitis

Blood Project

To co-ordinate and support RIE ED Emergency Transfusion research and audit and disseminate our findings

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Blood Project

The Edinburgh ED Blood Project

Code Red

Auditting, monitoring and optimising the transfusion support given to trauma patients in Scotland

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Code Red

Transfusion and Laboratory support in Trauma Group Code Red Audit

Halt-It

Tranexamic acid for the treatment of gastrointestinal haemorrhage: an international randomised, double blind placebo controlled trial

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Halt-It

Tranexamic acid for the treatment of gastrointestinal haemorrhage

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