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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 2019, our group published more than 67 articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to more than 60 research projects, and were part of successful grant submissions totalling more than $4.5 million…

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Latest Emergency Department Research News

Monthly Projects enrolling subjects

Findings from a Gold Coast Health driven investigation into the use of intravenous fluids in sepsis management in emergency patients will be used…


Current projects

Fractures through the neck of the 5th metacarpal (little finger hand bone) are known as Boxer’s Fractures, as they often occur during a punch.…

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Prof Julia Crilly, Prof Gerben Keijzers, A/Prof David Green, Dr Ya-ling Huang and Amy Sweeny are amongst the ED research team investigators who…

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Sepsis accounts for more than 1 million annual childhood deaths globally. In Australia, more than 50 children die each year from this disease, and…

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Publications

Deliberate clinical inertia: Using meta-cognition to improve decision-making

Keijzers, G., Fatovich, D. M., Egerton‐Warburton, D., Cullen, L., Scott, I. A., Glasziou, P., & Croskerry, P. (2018). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 30(4), 585-590.


Renal Trauma Trends: A Gold Coast trauma centre experience

Mansbridge, M. M., Ryan, J., Hill, D. C., & Wullschleger, M. (2019). ANZ journal of surgery.


Dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder and injury in adults recently released from prison: a prospective cohort study

Young, J.T., Heffernan, E., Borschmann, R., Ogloff, J.R., Spittal, M.J., Kouyoumdjian, F.G., Preen, D.B., Butler, A., Brophy, L., Crilly, J. and Kinner, S.A., 2018. Dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder and injury in adults recently released from prison: a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Public Health, 3(5), pp.e237-e248.



Last updated 29 Nov 2019