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Emergency Department Collaborative Research Group

We are the overarching group for research conducted in the Emergency Department. Our vision is to embed research in clinical practice and education and inform new guidelines and policy.

In 2019, our group published more than 67 articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to more than 60 research projects, and were part of successful grant submissions totalling more than $4.5 …

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Latest Emergency Department Research News

Gold Coast Health researchers have put the impacts of COVID-19 on emergency care under the microscope after securing almost $120,000 from the…

This week, Dr Jamie Ranse was interviewed on ABC24 News Australia regarding mass gathering events…

Professor of Emergency Care Dr Julia Crilly, has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her service to emergency care nursing. 


Current projects

Most patients need intravenous cannula (a small plastic tube, inserted into the vein) in the emergency department, but many suffer multiple…

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Sepsis remains a leading cause of childhood mortality, causing >$50M in direct costs every year in Australia and New Zealand. A recent WHO…

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Bell’s palsy denotes the sudden onset of one-sided facial weakness of unknown cause. It is the third most common neurological reason for children…

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Publications

Epidemiology, treatment, disposition and outcome of patients with acute exacerbation of COPD presenting to emergency departments in Australia and South East Asia: An AANZDEM study

Kelly, A. M., Holdgate, A., Keijzers, G., Klim, S., Graham, C. A., Craig, S., ... & Laribi, S. (2018). Respirology.


Impacts on in‐event, ambulance and emergency department services from patients presenting from a mass gathering event: A retrospective analysis. Emergency Medicine Australasia

Ranse, J., Lenson, S., Keene, T., Luther, M., Burke, B., Hutton, A., ... & Crilly, J. (2018). Emergency Medicine Australasia.


The prevalence of lung surface abnormalities in a healthy population as detected by a screening lung ultrasound protocol: Comparison between young and older volunteers. Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Williams, G., Rotering, L., Samuel, A., Du, J.P. and Crilly, J., 2019. Zoneff, E.R., Baker, K., Sweeny, A., Keijzers, G., Sanderson, J. and Watkins, S., 2019. The prevalence of lung surface abnormalities in a healthy population as detected by a screening lung ultrasound protocol: Comparison between young and older volunteers. Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.



Last updated 29 Nov 2019