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I studied Medicine at university and have been working as a doctor, primarily in the field of Intensive Care. I am now undertaking a PhD at Cardiff University studying the effects of coinfection with malaria, schistosomiasis and giardia. I aim to understand how infection history and coinfection status affects disease severity, transmission rates and treatment efficacy, using a combination of field data and mathematical modelling
Data on sepsis prevalence on the general wards is lacking on the UK and in the developed world. We conducted a multicentre, prospective, observational study of the prevalence of patients with sepsis or severe sepsis on the general wards and Emergency Departments (ED) in Wales. During the 24-hour study period all patients with NEWS≥3 were screened f...
Objective To develop a secure, efficient, and easy-to-use data collection platform to measure the prevalence of sepsis in Wales over 24 hours. Materials and Methods Open Data Kit was used on Android devices with Google App Engine and a digital data collection form. Results A total of 184 students participated in the study using 59 devices across 16...