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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 2020, our group published more than 68 articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to more than 60 research projects, and were part of successful grant submissions totalling more than $6.38…

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Latest Emergency Department Research News

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) has announced equal winners of the 2021 Trial of the Year - the five-year comparative study into…

A Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship of almost $145,000 will help Dr Peter Snelling complete a research project which explores the…

The growth and impact of the research, and quality and innovation projects underway on the Gold Coast is being showcased by Gold Coast Health in…

Current projects

Convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) is a life-threatening condition, occurring when seizures do not stop by themselves. Patient treatments for…

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Infections that reach the blood stream (sepsis) can lead to dangerously low blood pressure (septic shock). Low blood pressure can be improved with…

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Review article: Sepsis in the emergency department - Part 3: Treatment

Williams, J., Keijzers, G., Macdonald, S., Shetty, A., & Fraser, J. (2018). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 30(2), 144-151.

Characteristics and outcomes of patient presentations made by police to an Australian emergency department

Crilly J, Zhang P, Lincoln C, Scuffham P, Timms J, Becker K, VanBuuren N, Fisher A, Murphy D, Green D. (2019). Emergency Medicine Australasia 

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Disaster Simulations through Contemporary Simulation Design and Technology

McNamee, S., Wullschleger, M., Donohue, A., Campbell, D., Watkins, N. and Brazil, V., 2019. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Disaster Simulations through Contemporary Simulation Design and Technology. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 34(s1), pp.s127-s127.

Last updated 29 Nov 2019