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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

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…

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


Current projects

Acute hypoxic respiratory distress (AHRF) such as pneumonia, caused by an infection imposes the greatest health care burden on non-elective…

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High quality healthcare research underpins quality patient care. It asks patient relevant questions and measures meaningful outcomes, uses…

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This multicenter study has two primary aims; (1) we will assess Emergency Department-level variation in the use of CT scanning of the brain (CTB)…

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Publications

Parental-reported allergic disorders and emergency department presentations for allergy in the first five years of life: A longitudinal birth cohort

Keijzers, G., Sweeny, A., Crilly, J., Good, N., Cameron, C. M., Mihala, G., ... & Scuffham, P. A. (2018). BMC pediatrics, 18(1), 169.


Third-year nursing students' lived experience of caring for the dying: a hermeneutic phenomenological approach

Ranse, K., Ranse, J., & Pelkowitz, M. (2018). Contemporary nurse, 1-11.


Retrospective descriptive observational study of patients who presented to an Australian hospital emergency department with neck soft tissue injury. Emergency Medicine Australasia.

Nikles, J., Khan, S., Leou, J., Keijzers, G., Ng, J., Bond, C., Nakamura, G., Le, R. and Sterling, M., 2019. Retrospective descriptive observational study of patients who presented to an Australian hospital emergency department with neck soft tissue injury. Emergency Medicine Australasia.



Last updated 29 Nov 2019