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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

Prior research conducted by the PREDICT network has identified that there is substantial variation in practice patterns in Australasia in relation…

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This study is conducted in collaboration with the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (ANZIC-RC). It is endorsed by the…

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Shortness of breath (dyspnoea) is a common reason for presentation to Emergency Departments. The causes can include flare up due to chronic…

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Publications

Epidemiology, treatment and outcome of patients with lower respiratory tract infection presenting to emergency departments with dyspnoea (AANZDEM and EuroDEM studies).

Rousseau, G., Keijzers, G., van Meer, O., Craig, S., Karamercan, M., Klim, S., Body, R., Kuan, W.S., Harjola, V.P., Jones, P. and Verschuren, F. 2021. Epidemiology, treatment and outcome of patients with lower respiratory tract infection presenting to emergency departments with dyspnoea (AANZDEM and EuroDEM studies). Emergency Medicine Australasia, 33(1), pp.58-66.


Emergency healthcare delivery for young adults during a planned mass gathering: A retrospective observational study.

Crilly, J., Ranse, J., Bost, N., Donnelly, T., Timms, J., Gilmour, K., Aitken, M. and Johnston, A., 2020. Emergency healthcare delivery for young adults during a planned mass gathering: A retrospective observational study. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 32(2), pp.250-257.


Establishing the content validity of a new emergency department patient-reported experience measure (ED PREM): a Delphi study

Bull, C., Crilly, J., Latimer, S. and Gillespie, B.M., 2022. Establishing the content validity of a new emergency department patient-reported experience measure (ED PREM): a Delphi study. BMC Emergency Medicine, 22(1), pp.1-10.

 



Last updated 29 Nov 2019