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Improving treatment for babies with respiratory illness

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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.


Software tool predicts patient arrivals in emergency departments

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


IV drips don’t sober drunks

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


 Improving care for the elderly in a medical emergency

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



Opioid tool kits reduce over…

Thanks to an EMF research grant, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) is leading the way in reducing opioid prescribing following a 12-month intervention… Read more >

#StopSepsis! EMF injection in global…

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has boosted global efforts to save lives through Sepsis research just in time for the eighth World Sepsis Day on… Read more >

Minor fracture study packs a…

Doctors find taping a common hand fracture is a better option to plaster for patients, with the hand healing just as well. Read more >

Head injuries: bikes, skateboards &…

An EMF co-funded Australasian study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and bike riding… Read more >

Podcast: Prof Julia Crilly &…

EMF is delighted to present the first in a series of podcast interviews with emergency medicine researchers who have been successful in securing and delivering… Read more >

Ultrasound guided cannulation training hits…

A new ultrasound training initiative is helping Gold Coast Health emergency department clinicians to find a patient’s vein during cannulation thanks to an Emergency Medicine… Read more >

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Every year, more than 7.4 million Australians visit a public hospital emergency department

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF), is an Australasian non-profit organisation. We are dedicated to funding innovative evidence-based research that improves clinical practices to save lives as well as delivering significant economic benefits to the healthcare system. We acknowledge the financial support of our partners, in particular the Queensland Government.

CONTACT US +61 7 3720 5700 info@emfoundation.org.au Suite 1B, Terraces, 19 Lang Parade, Milton Qld 4064

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