Date For First National Study Confirmed

The date for the 2015 Sepsis Study has now been confirmed. The study will take place on the 17th of June 2015 from 08:00 to 07:59 on the 18th of June and utilise the WDDCP to collect data. Over the next month Cardiff University Research Society (CUReS) will be recruiting 16 medical students to act as Hospital Leads (HLs) and 150-200 students to complete the data collection.

To complete the data collection digitally, 60 android tablet devices have been purchased to improve the data collection and analysis process. Once customised the devices will be distributed to the HLs during an upcoming training session.

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First National Study To Use WDDCP Proposed – RRAILS

During the Rapid Response to Acute Illness (RRAILS) meeting in Cardiff today, a proposal to replicate the 2014 sepsis study by the Size of Sepsis in Wales Study Group on a national scale was announced.

The proposed study will take place in June 2015 and include 18 hospitals across Wales over 24 hours. The data collection will once again be completed by medical students from Cardiff University, working in collaboration with the Cardiff University Research Society (CUReS).

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