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Data-Driven Innovation for Frailty Collaborative Projects in Primary Care Dr Atul Anand Non Covid-19 Project

Frailty and multimorbidity are terms used to describe people at risk of worsening health, increasing disability and death. These are often older people wh...
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Understanding the impact of frailty on the diagnosis, management and outcomes of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 Dr Atul Anand Covid-19 Project

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged healthcare systems. As a new disease, the best evidence for patient management is still being collected. This is part...
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Prevalence, clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 and acute or chronic renal impairment: a regional, observational data linkage cohort study Dr Peter Gallacher Covid-19 Project

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest public health emergency of modern times. Initial reports suggested that short-term declines in kidney function (acute...
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Utilisation and value of procalcitonin testing in NHS Lothian patients during COVID-19 pandemic Dr John Cafferkey Covid-19 Project

Procalcitonin is a marker of bacterial infection which can be measured in the blood. It is a relatively new test which is already used in some hospitals, ...
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Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: descriptive epidemiological analysis and prospective, multi-centre, observational cohort study Dr Marcello Scopazzini Covid-19 Project

There is mounting evidence that socioeconomic deprivation increases the risk of death in people suffering from COVID-19 disease, independent of race or as...
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Data-driven personalised recovery care pathways after COVID-19 Dr Nazir Lone Covid-19 Project

People who survive COVID-19-related severe (critical) illness have complex care needs, requiring support from health and social care professionals in hosp...
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Assessment of the benefit of adding COVID-19 serology testing on admission to try and optimise the diagnosis of COVID-19 - serology test evaluation Dr Sara Jenks Covid-19 Project

On admission to hospital individuals with suspected COVID-19 will currently have swabs taken to check for the presence of COVID-19 viral RNA by a PCR test...
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Clinical characteristics and outcomes in consecutive hospitalised COVID-19 patients within South East Scotland: a multi-centre cohort study Dr Meghan Perry Covid-19 Project

Within NHS Lothian we have collected information about patients admitted with COVID-19. This project would use this information to describe the patterns s...
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