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Improving treatment for babies with respiratory illness

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Celebrating 10 years of research funding

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Rapid diagnosis for patients with chest pain

EMF-funded research is helping Australian emergency departments to rapidly diagnose the cause of chest pain.

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Fostering research in regional and rural areas through our Research Support Network

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Software tool predicts patient arrivals in emergency departments

EMF-funded software tool now available in all Queensland Emergency Departments

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IV drips don’t sober drunks

EMF-funded researchers have found popular IV drips don’t sober drunken patients.

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 Improving care for the elderly in a medical emergency

EMF has invested close to $700,000 in aged-care research projects.

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LATEST NEWS

Keeping elderly out of emergency

A medical program developed by clinicians at one of Australia’s largest hospitals, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) is successfully keeping elderly aged care… Read more >

Tasmania: Could an EMF partnership…

EMF Research Support Network (RSN) Manager, Tegwen Howell, recently spoke to ABC Radio’s Piia Wirsu about why EMF is looking to partner with Tasmania and… Read more >

Remote Indigenous patients benefit from…

On-site pathology testing is allowing remote Indigenous communities in Australia’s Northern Territory to receive effective emergency medical treatment close to home, while saving governments millions… Read more >

New drug calms violent patients

Queensland paramedics are leading the world by introducing a new drug, droperidol, to quickly and safely calm violent patients fuelled by alcohol and drugs. With… Read more >

New study to stop leading…

Queensland emergency clinicians are raising awareness of a new EMF-funded study to develop a rapid diagnosis for sepsis (also known as septicaemia or blood positioning)… Read more >

Bronchiolitis treatment set to change…

A landmark EMF and NHMRC-funded study into the emergency care and management of infants with bronchiolitis is set to change the way the disease is… Read more >

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