Toggle menu

Blood Project

Start date:
February 2014
End date:
Ongoing
Co-ordinated by:
Matthew Reed, Catherine Innes
Main trial site:
http://www.edinburghemergencymedicine.com/edinburghbloodproject

The Edinburgh ED Blood Project.

Aim

  1. To co-ordinate and support RIE ED Emergency Transfusion research and audit.
  2. To disseminate our findings and introduce measures to improve patient care  related to Emergency Transfusion in the ED.

Chief Investigator

Dr Matt Reed

Consultant and NRS Career Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Local PI

Dr Matt Reed

Consultant and NRS Career Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Research Team

Alison Glover

Senior Research Nurse (BTS)

More EMERGE Trials

Intervention
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.

Read more

RAMPP trial

RAMPP trial - Randomised Controlled Trial: Pleural vent (rocket) V standard care in Primary Spontaneous Pnuemothorax

The study with PP100-01 in combination with NAC is designed to determine safety and tolerability of PP100-01 when co-administered with NAC as compared to the 12-hr NAC treatment regime for patients that come to the hospital after an overdose of paracetamol/acetaminophen.

Read more

The POP Trial

A Randomised Open Label Exploratory, Safety and Tolerability Study with PP100-01 in Patients Treated with the 12-hour Regimen of N-Acetylcysteine for Paracetamol/Acetaminophen Overdose

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.

Read more

NoPac

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