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Showing all projects in the category: Urgent and Emergency Care.

Pleural Manometry Device – Rocket Medical

The pleural manometry device has been designed as a simple but effective means of removing excess fluid from the chest whilst providing the attending clinician with key fluid pressure readings from within the patient’s pleural space. Rocket Medical is a family business based in the North East with a head office function in London. The […]

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Rapid Testing for Carbapenamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae

Multi-drug resistance bacteria are a global threat to public health and have been associated with high mortality rates among those patients receiving long term acute care. In order to improve public health and provide information for infection control and prevention, there is an urgent need for rapid diagnostic tests that allow stratification of those patients […]

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Clinical Performance Evaluation of a Rapid Near Patient Test for Influenza A and B

In an attempt to reduce time to diagnosis, Alere has developed the Alere™ i Influenza A & B; a rapid, molecular point of care test, which generates a diagnostic result in fifteen minutes or less. Rapid test results can lead to evidence-based and therefore more appropriate use of resources in terms of isolation and patient treatment. […]

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A New Approach to Hosting Pre-Hospital Clinical Trials

This project aimed to create an identity for the region as a preferred host for pre-hospital studies by leading on a national consensus for efficient pre-hospital research governance standards and through development of innovative data capture processes. The delivery of this project was split into two work packages. The first defined through stakeholder consensus a […]

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