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UPRN seeding in CHI-addresses Dr Huayu Zhang Non Covid-19 Project

Where people live in households or neighbourhoods is closely associated with a range of socio-economic and other factors. Many such factors are key to ans...
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An evaluation of administration of Antenatal Corticosteroids (ACS) before planned Caesarean section at early term (<39 weeks gestation) Dr Emily Frier Non Covid-19 Project

Compared to babies born vaginally, babies born by planned Caesarean section are at a higher risk of developing breathing difficulties, and of requiring NN...
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Performance of a frailty index derived from routine electronic patient records of hospitalised older adults Dr Atul Anand Non Covid-19 Project

Unfortunately, some older people develop frailty due to worsening health and weakened health reserves. Specialist care can improve outcomes for frail olde...
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Delirium as an acute brain injury in hospital inpatients: can clinical features and biomarkers predict outcomes? Professor Alasdair MacLullich with Miss Temi Ibitoye Non Covid-19 Project

Delirium is a sudden-onset serious disturbance in mental abilities that affects 1 in 4 older hospitalised patients. It is highly distressing for patients ...
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ED Attendances with Breathlessness Professor Nicholas Mills Non Covid-19 Project

The number of patients presenting in the Emergency Department at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for any cause and with symptoms of breathlessness, will ...
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Hepatitis Outbreak Response Dr Kenneth Baillie

Public Health Scotland have identified 8 cases of hepatitis in children in Central Scotland, with no known cause. This project is looking to understand w...
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Understanding the breathlessness clinical pathway and identifying variations and predictors of clinical outcomes Dr Atul Anand with Dr Janak Gunatilleke Covid-19 Project

More than one third of patients seeking urgent hospital treatment in Scotland do so because of breathing difficulties. Research tends to focus on disease...
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Personalised care for older patients with myocardial infarction (MiRisk) Dr Matthew Lowry Non Covid-19 Project

Heart disease is common and a heart attack is the leading cause of death or disability in older patients. In our research so far, we have shown that older...
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