Risk Stratification Of Syncope in the Emergency department
To develop and validate a Clinical Decision Rule using history, examination, electrocardiographic and biochemical markers, to predict one month outcome for patients presenting with syncope to the Emergency Department
Single-centre, prospective, observational cohort study, conducted in the Emergency Department (ED) of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
In the Liver Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, we are involved in research to improve the treatment available for people with liver cirrhosis. Cirrhosis of the liver can make people vulnerable to other potentially serious complications including kidney problems.
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