- Clinical Research Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics, University of Oxford
- Royal College of Surgeons of England and Dunhill Medical Trust research fellow
- Associate Specialty Lead for Trials in Orthopaedic Surgery at Royal College of Surgeons of England
I am chief investigator for the WHiTE 7-WHISH trial which is interested in negative pressure wound therapy in hip fractures. This is an embedded randomised controlled trial in the World Hip Trauma Evaluation Cohort study. My interests surround infection in orthopaedic and trauma surgery. I am based in the Oxford Trauma group at the John Radcliffe hospital
Coding algorithms for defining Charlson and Elixhauser co-morbidities in Read-coded databases.
Metcalfe D. et al, (2019), Bmc med res methodol, 19
Validation of a prospective cohort study of older adults with hip fractures.
Metcalfe D. et al, (2019), Bone joint j, 101-B, 708 - 714
Negative-pressure wound therapy versus standard dressings for adults with an open lower limb fracture: the WOLLF RCT.
Costa ML. et al, (2018), Health technol assess, 22, 1 - 162
Economic outcomes associated with deep surgical site infection in patients with an open fracture of the lower limb.
Parker B. et al, (2018), Bone joint j, 100-B, 1506 - 1510
Standard wound management versus negative-pressure wound therapy in the treatment of adult patients having surgical incisions for major trauma to the lower limb-a two-arm parallel group superiority randomised controlled trial: protocol for Wound Healing in Surgery for Trauma (WHIST).
Achten J. et al, (2018), Bmj open, 8