Project Lead: Dr Meghan Perry

Within NHS Lothian we have collected information about patients admitted with COVID-19. This project would use this information to describe the patterns seen in these patients. This could help researchers and Doctors work out those people who are at higher risk of becoming seriously unwell. Additionally by recognising those at higher risk, we may be able to suggest policy change to protect these groups.

Other Projects

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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 testing on admission Dr Sara Jenks Covid-19 Project

When patients are tested for COVID on admission to hospital with a nasal swab it is possible that a negative result may be a false negative i.e. they test...
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Utilisation and value of procalcitonin testing in NHS Lothian patients during the COVID-19 pandemic Dr Sara Jenks Covid-19 Project

Procalciton in is a marker of bacterial infection which can be measured in the blood. Data has shown it is able to be used as a prognostic marker in COVID...
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