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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

Gold Coast Health and Griffith University research fellow Dr Jamie Ranse has been recognised by the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International…

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…

Current projects

Deliberate Clinical Inertia is the art of doing nothing as a positive response, focusing on avoiding harm. The concept aligns with…

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A small proportion of patients with a headache are diagnosed with serious conditions such as subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH).

About one in…

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A structure and process evaluation of the Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention model.

Marsden, E.J., Taylor, A., Wallis, M., Craswell, A., Broadbent, M., Johnston-Devin, C. and Crilly, J., 2021. A structure and process evaluation of the Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention model. Australasian Emergency Care, 24(1), pp.28-33.

REstricted Fluid REsuscitation in Sepsis-associated Hypotension (REFRESH): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial

Macdonald, S. P., Taylor, D. M., Keijzers, G., Arendts, G., Fatovich, D. M., Kinnear, F. B., ... & Litton, E. (2017). Trials, 18(1), 399.

You can't put a value on that... Or can you? Economic evaluation in simulation based medical education

Nestel, D., Brazil, V., & Hay, M. (2018). Medical education, 52(2), 139-141.

Last updated 29 Nov 2019