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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 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…

Current projects

Domestic and family violence (DFV), and intimate partner violence against women, is the number one cause of death and disability in women aged 15–…

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In the acute phase of police detention, health concerns can emerge for detainees, especially around drug dependence, mental health conditions, and…

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The number of presentations to public emergency departments diagnosed with a mental illness in Australia is increasing. Current data collection…

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Distal Ureteric Stones and Tamsulosin: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Multicenter Trial

Furyk, J. S., Chu, K., Banks, C., Greenslade, J., Keijzers, G., Thom, O., ... & Narula, R. (2016). Annals of emergency medicine, 67(1), 86-95.

Morale, stress and coping strategies of staff working in the emergency department: A comparison of two different‐sized departments

Abraham, L. J., Thom, O., Greenslade, J. H., Wallis, M., Johnston, A. N., Carlström, E., Mills, D., & Crilly, (2018). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 30(3), 375-381

Clinician perspectives of a mental health consumer flow strategy in an emergency department

Bost N, Johnston A, Broadbent M, Crilly J. (2018). Collegian

Last updated 29 Nov 2019