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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

Deliberate Clinical Inertia is the art of doing nothing as a positive response, focusing on avoiding harm. The concept aligns with…

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A small proportion of patients with a headache are diagnosed with serious conditions such as subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH).

About one in…

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Publications

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Fracture–Physis Distance Association with Salter–Harris II Fractures of the Distal Radius in Children: The “POCUS 1-cm Rule”. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology.

Snelling, P.J., Jones, P., Gillespie, A., Bade, D., Keijzers, G. and Ware, R.S., 2022. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Fracture–Physis Distance Association with Salter–Harris II Fractures of the Distal Radius in Children: The “POCUS 1-cm Rule”. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. 


Enabling transformational leadership to foster disaster-resilient hospitals.

Mohtady Ali, H., Ranse, J., Roiko, A. and Desha, C., 2023. Enabling transformational leadership to foster disaster-resilient hospitals. International journal of environmental research and public health, 20(3), p.2022. 


Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing in the Emergency Department

Denny, K. J., Gartside, J. G., Alcorn, K., Cross, J. W., Maloney, S., & Keijzers, G. (2018). Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 74(2), 515-520.



Last updated 29 Nov 2019