Dr Amith Shetty

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Dr Amith Shetty is the Clinical Senior Lecturer
Emergency Medicine, Westmead Clinical School
Co-Director, Emergency Medical Research Unit
Honorary Research Fellow, NHMRC CRE in Critical Infection

Practicing Staff Specialist in Emergency department at Westmead Hospital and Co-Director of Emergency Medical research unit since 2013. Dr Shetty is also currently working with ehealth NSW on clinico-technical projects addressing challenges of systems interoperability and patient risk monitoring.

His research interests include: Models of care, Health Services Research, Emergency department research and patient care outcomes; Sepsis

Current projects

Sydney Multicentre Emergency Department Sepsis Archive

  • BLISS 2 trial – Bacterial load in severe sepsis trial – site lead for this multicentre trial
  • SMEDSA (Sydney Multicentre Emergency Department Sepsis Archive) – Project lead/ Chief investigator for development and analysis of patients presenting to ED – multicentre trial – multiple studies
  • Manual CPR, Manual CPR with feedback and Mechanical CPR in simulation – randomised trial
  • Pain Control and Patient Satisfaction study (PCAPS)
  • Alcohol Harm in Emergency Department Study – Research lead for Westmead hospital for multicentre trial (Australia and New Zealand)
  • · Motor Traffic Authority – clinical lead for Westmead hospital – sociodemographic factors in chronic head injury outcomes
  • Domestic violence in Emergency department – current practice and future policy impacts
  • Adolescent presentations to co-located adults and paediatrics hospitals – qualitative analysis of transitional care.
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