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 $600,000 in aged-care research projects.

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EMF supports emergency health professionals to design, execute and translate research into better healthcare

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Workplace stress in the ED

Workplace stress is prevalent in hospital emergency departments despite nursing and medical staff, who use a range of coping strategies, generally perceiving the working environment positively. … Read more >

Mackay grant to review x-ray…

Mackay Base Hospital’s Emergency Department has been awarded a research grant to help guide doctors’ decision making when ordering x-rays. Staff Specialist Dr Sarah Boxall… Read more >

Plan to translate your research

Not sure how to translate your emergency medicine research? EMF is here to help. We’ve engaged Dr Tamika Heiden to lead a three hour interactive… Read more >

Join EMF’s Scientific Advisory Committee

EMF is seeking at least one new Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) member. The SAC plays a vital role in overseeing EMF’s research governance. The committee is… Read more >

Reducing emergency department demand focus…

EMF has awarded seven new grants worth $347,538 to fund emergency medicine research projects led by Queensland doctors, thanks to funding from Queensland Health. The… Read more >

Paracetamol pain relief same from…

A Townsville Hospital research team has shown that paracetamol tablets are just as good at relieving pain as the more expensive intravenous (IV) paracetamol. In… Read more >

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