Adult secondary care

Current projects

RELIEF Trial (2020-23): The Randomised Evaluation of early topical Lidocaine patches in Elderly patients admitted to hospital with
rib Fractures (RELIEF): feasibility trial.

NORA: Understanding and enhancing the assessment of neuropsychological and psychosocial function following out of hospital cardiac arrest.

AIRWAYS-3 (2022-26): Randomised trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of a supraglottic airway device versus tracheal intubation during in-hospital cardiac arrest (AIRWAYS-3).

SHED (2022-23)
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage in the Emergency Department – a prospective observational study to validate the 6-hour CT head rule-out strategy, validate the Ottawa subarachnoid clinical decision rule, examine the sensitivity of CT head across time, and examine the prevalence of subarachnoid haemorrhage in the under 40s.

STREAM-ED (2022-23)
Streaming and redirection of adult minor acuity patients attending the Emergency Department

Recently completed

LoDED Trial
Limit of detection of troponin discharge strategy versus usual care: randomised controlled trial

DECIDE (2020-22)Staff approaches to managing challenging behaviour associated with dementia in the Emergency Department.

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