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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

A Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship of almost $145,000 will help Dr Peter Snelling complete a research project which explores the…

The growth and impact of the research, and quality and innovation projects underway on the Gold Coast is being showcased by Gold Coast Health in…

Current projects

In the emergency department (ED), deciding who does and who does not need antibiotics can be difficult. An emergency doctor cannot perform a test…

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Several medical treatment methods to improve care of patients with ureteric colic have been studied overseas, some of which appear promising.…

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Applying the Ottawa subarachnoid haemorrhage rule on a cohort of emergency department patients with headache

Chu, K. H., Keijzers, G., Furyk, J. S., Eley, R. M., Kinnear, F. B., Thom, O. N., ... & Brown, A. F. (2018). European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 25(6), e29-e32.

Systematic Review: Tamsulosin in the Management of Distal Ureteric Colic

Furyk, J. S., Velusamy, K., Banks, C., & Jones, L. (2015). Annals of Emergency Medicine, 66(4), S115-S116.

Security interventions are frequently undocumented in emergency department clinical notes

Duncan J, Brown N, Hughes J, Trudgett S, Crilly J, Rothwell S, Rosengren D. (2019). Emergency Medicine Australasia

Last updated 29 Nov 2019