ED Clinical Research Unit – publications

Below are the publications from academic and clinical staff working in the Emergency Department. Links to the full text papers are included where these are freely available.

2020 publications (alphabetical)

Hudson A, Gavrilovski M. Adequacy of vascular access in pre-hospital major haemorrhage. London Trauma Conference 2019. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020, (28)13 doi.org/10.1186/s13049-020-0711-6 [poster]

Jarman H, Crouch R, Baxter M, Cole E, Dillane B, & Wang C. FRAIL-T: The frailty in major trauma study. BMJ Open 2020, doi:10.1186/isrctn10671514

Jones  G, Herrera A, Wang C, Moss P, Blazejovaa L. Rapid assessment and discharge, optimizing emergency department bed space allocation: an interrupted time-series analysis. Eur J Emerg Med 2020, 27:64-68 doi:10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000614

Leitch P, Hudson A. Incidence of Hyperoxia in HEMS Trauma Patients. London Trauma Conference 2019. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020, (28)13 doi.org/10.1186/s13049-020-0711-6 [poster]

Morgan O, Yarham E, Hudson A, Cole E. Do pre-hospital physicians improve mortality in major trauma patients? A systematic review. Trauma doi:10.1177/1460408620953056 [online first]

Publications as collaborators

The CRASH-3 Intracranial Bleeding Mechanistic Study Collaborators. Tranexamic acid in traumatic brain injury: an explanatory study nested within the CRASH‑3 trial. Eur J Trauma & Emerg Surg 2020 doi.org/10.1007/s00068-020-01316-1 [open access]

The HALT-IT trial collaborators. Effects of a high-dose 24-h infusion of tranexamic acid on death and thromboembolic events in patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding (HALT-IT): an international randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet 2020, 395(10241):1927-1936 doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30848-5 [open access]

2019 publications (alphabetical)

Body R, Twerenbold R, Austin C, Boeddinghaus J, Almashali M, Nestelberger T, Morris N, Badertscher P, McDowell G, Wildi K, Moss P, Jarman H et al. Diagnostic accuracy of a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assay with a single serum test in the emergency department. Clinical Chemistry 2019; 65(8): 1006-1014 doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2018.294272

Body R, Almashali M, Morris N, Moss P, Jarman H et al.  Diagnostic accuracy of the T-MACS decision aid with a contemporary point of care troponin assay. Heart 2019; 105(10): 768-774 doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313825

Curry N, Foley C, Wong H, Mora A, Curnow E, Zarankaite A, Hodge R, Hopkins V, Deary A, Ray J, Moss P, Reed M, Kellett S, Davenport R, Stanworth S. The application of a haemorrhage assessment tool in evaluating control of bleeding in a pilot trauma haemorrhage trial. Tranfusion Med 2019;29(6):454-59. doi: 10.1111/tme.12644

Halter M, Kulnik S, Hilton A, Baron A, Garner S, Jarman H. Lay understanding of head injury and when an ambulance might be needed: a mixed methods study. Emergency Medicine Journal 2019;36(10) e11; doi:10.1136/emermed-2019-999abs.24 [poster]

Jarman, H. Commentary: nurses can play a pivotal role in emergency department research. Emergency Nurse, online first: 18 March 2019

Leitch P, Hudson A. Incidence of Hyperoxia in HEMS Trauma Patients. London Trauma Conference 2019. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020;28(13) doi.org/10.1186/s13049-020-0711-6 [poster]

Reynard C, Morris N, Moss P, Jarman H, Body R. Optimising antiplatelet utilisation in the acute care setting: a novel threshold for medical intervention in suspected acute coronary syndromes. Emergency Medicine Journal 2019, doi:10.1136/emermed-2018-207633 

Sivayoham N, Blake LA, Tharimoopantavida SE, et al. The REDS score: a new scoring system to risk-stratify emergency department suspected sepsis: a derivation and validation study. BMJ Open 2019;9:e030922. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030922 Link to full text[open access]

Publications as collaborators

The CRASH-3 trial collaborators. Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2019;394:1713-23 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32233-0

Paediatric Emergency Research in the United Kingdom & Ireland (PERUKI) collaborative. Levetiracetam versus phenytoin for second-line treatment of paediatric convulsive status epilepticus (EcLiPSE): a multicentre, open-label, randomised trial. Lancet 2019 doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30724-X

Simone L, Lyttle M, Roland D, Stephens D & Schuh S. Canadian and UK/Ireland practice patterns in lumbar puncture performance in febrile neonates with ronchiolitis.Emergency Medicine Journal 2019;36(3):148-153. doi:10.1136/emermed-2018-208000