Lactate, Arterial and Venous Agreement in Sepsis – LAVAS trial
To determine whether an agreement between peripheral venous and arterial lactate exists in patients presenting to an Emergency Department with sepsis.
A prospective observational study in a consecutive sample of eligible and consented patients in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Patients who present to the Emergency Department with suspected sepsis
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
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.
Novel Use of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce the Need for Nasal Packing