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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

Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying soft tissues and leads to redness, pain and sometimes fever. Once diagnosed, the emergency…

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Pneumonia is one of the most common serious bacterial infections in children worldwide, an important case of childhood morbidity and mortality…

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Exploring Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in the Emergency Department (CALD ED) study: Phase 1 Quantitative study. Gold Coast Health…

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Publications

See one, do one, teach one: Is it enough? No

Speirs, C., & Brazil, V. (2018). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 30(1), 109-110.


The Article:“Practically Saline”.

Symon, B., Mullen, A., Brazil, V. and Spurr, J., The Article:“Practically Saline”.


Enhanced primary care provided by a nurse practitioner candidate to aged care facility residents: A mixed methods study

Craswell, A., Wallis, M., Coates, K., Marsden, E., Taylor, A., Broadbent, M., Nguyen, K.H., Johnston-Devin, C., Glenwright, A. and Crilly, J., 2019. Enhanced primary care provided by a nurse practitioner candidate to aged care facility residents: A mixed methods study. Collegian.



Last updated 29 Nov 2019