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…Learn More >
Latest Emergency Department Research News
Gold Coast Health will host the first ever Emergency Care Research Symposium, continuing to harness innovation to drive the best possible care for…
Violence and threatening behaviour occur regularly in our Emergency Departments with as many as 10 Code Black activations per day, which are often…
Gold Coast Health and Griffith University research fellow Dr Jamie Ranse has been recognised by the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International…
Our research pillars
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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Zurca, A., Gonzalez-Dambrauskas, S., Junior, J.C., Vasquez-Hoyos, P., Barbosa, A., Boothe, D., Lee, J.H., Franklin, D., Pon, S., Karsies, T. and Shein, S., 2022. 1156: Intensivists agree: Additional Guidelines needed for critical bronchiolitis. Critical Care Medicine, 50(1), p.576.
Schults JA, Calleja P, Slaughter E, Paterson R, Rickard CM, Booker C, Marsh N, Fenn M, Kelly J, Snelling PJ, Byrnes J. 2022. Peripheral intravenous catheter insertion and use of ultrasound in patients with difficult intravenous access: Australian patient and practitioner perspectives to inform future implementation strategies. PloS one. Jun 24;17(6):e0269788.
Keijzers, G., Sweeny, A., Crilly, J., Good, N., Cameron, C. M., Mihala, G., ... & Scuffham, P. A. (2018). Journal of paediatrics and child health.