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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.



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 >

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 >

Minor fracture study packs a…

An Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) funded study into the treatment of a common hand injury is set to make a significant impact to fracture patient… Read more >

Latest EMF grant recipients for…

Emergency healthcare solutions for children with sepsis, adults with hip fractures, and patients experiencing chest pain or who need end-of-life care, are at the heart… Read more >

Emergency department models of care…

By understanding the models of care used in Queensland emergency departments, clinicians are helping to improve patient care. EMF awarded a Project grant to Emergency… 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 >

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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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