HighSTEACS is a randomised controlled trial, across 10 hospitals in NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, assessing patient outcomes before and after the implementation of high sensitivity Troponin assay
EMERGE Research team
Cardiology Research Group
HighSTEACS is a randomised controlled trial, across 10 hospitals in NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, assessing patient outcomes before and after the implementation of high sensitivity Troponin assay. The primary endpoint is the one-year rate of cardiovascular death or recurrent myocardial infarction. Secondary endpoints include length of stay, unplanned coronary revascularisation, recurrent hospital admissions excluding ACS, bleeding events and non-cardiovascular death. There is also a sub-study at the ED, RIE and in one site in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
Prospective stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial
Patients who present to the Emergency Department with suspected heart disease
This trial is a two arm, multicentre parallel group, randomised controlled, open label trial comparing intravenous levetiracetam to intravenous phenytoin for the treatment of convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) in children, young people and young adults.
Emergency Treatment with Levetiracetam or Phenytoin in Status Epilepticus in Children (EcLiPSE) – an open label randomised controlled trial
Detection of physiological deterioration by the SNAP40 wearable device compared to standard monitoring devices in the Emergency Department
Evaluating the role of ambulatory, wireless vital sign monitoring in the detection of deterioration
This study will investigate how we can help treat patients suffering from shock by the targeted use of specific fluids and medications. Shock is an acute medical condition in which the organs and tissues of the body are not receiving an adequate flow of blood. It is associated with a fall in blood pressure, a build-up in waste products and can result in serious organ damage and even death. We hope to improve our ability to treat shock by evaluating fluid management from the blood samples of a group of healthy volunteers.
Calculating Osmotic Pressure in Healthy Patients