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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 Fibrinogen Early In Severe Trauma Study II, known as FEISTY II has begun at Gold Coast Health.

FEISTY II represents a vital step…

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…

Current projects

In the emergency department (ED), deciding who does and who does not need antibiotics can be difficult. An emergency doctor cannot perform a test…

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Several medical treatment methods to improve care of patients with ureteric colic have been studied overseas, some of which appear promising.…

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Applying the Ottawa subarachnoid haemorrhage rule on a cohort of emergency department patients with headache

Chu, K. H., Keijzers, G., Furyk, J. S., Eley, R. M., Kinnear, F. B., Thom, O. N., ... & Brown, A. F. (2018). European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 25(6), e29-e32.

Systematic Review: Tamsulosin in the Management of Distal Ureteric Colic

Furyk, J. S., Velusamy, K., Banks, C., & Jones, L. (2015). Annals of Emergency Medicine, 66(4), S115-S116.

Security interventions are frequently undocumented in emergency department clinical notes

Duncan J, Brown N, Hughes J, Trudgett S, Crilly J, Rothwell S, Rosengren D. (2019). Emergency Medicine Australasia

Last updated 29 Nov 2019