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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

Headache is a common reason for patients to present to the Emergency Department.

Large variation exists in what medications patients…

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Children frequently present to the emergency department with forearm injuries and often have an x-ray to assess if there is a fracture. Bedside…

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When patients have a serious infection, it can lead to sepsis, which means the infection can affect vital organs. If the blood…

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Publications

A multicentre randomised controlled trial of levetiracetam versus phenytoin for convulsive status epilepticus in children (protocol): Convulsive Status Epilepticus Paediatric Trial (ConSEPT)-a PREDICT study.
Dalziel S.R., Furyk J., Bonisch M., Oakley E., Borland M.; Neutze J., Donath S., Sharpe C., Harvey S., Davidson A., Craig S., Phillips N., George S.A., Rao A., Cheng N., Zhang M., Sinn K., Kochar A., Brabyn C., Babl F.E. (2017) A multicentre randomised controlled trial of levetiracetam versus phenytoin for convulsive status epilepticus in children (protocol): Convulsive Status Epilepticus Paediatric Trial (ConSEPT). A PREDICT study.  BMC Paediatrics.

Assessing the risk of nosocomial infection posed by COVID-19 tracheal intubation: the first intubate COVID results

Begley JL, Brazil V. Assessing the risk of nosocomial infection posed by COVID-19 tracheal intubation: the first intubate COVID results. Anaesthesia. 2020 Jul 22:10.1111/anae.15219.
 


Facilitators and barriers for emergency department clinicians using a rapid chest pain assessment protocol: qualitative interview research

Crilly, J., Greenslade, J.H., Berndt, S., Hawkins, T. and Cullen, L., 2020. Facilitators and barriers for emergency department clinicians using a rapid chest pain assessment protocol: qualitative interview research. BMC health services research, 20(1), p.74.
 



Last updated 29 Nov 2019