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

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LATEST NEWS

Remote Indigenous patients benefit from…

13 June 2018 On-site pathology testing is allowing remote Indigenous communities in Australia’s Northern Territory to receive effective emergency medical treatment close to home, while… 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 >

Faster care for the elderly

A new program will potentially fast-track quality care for the elderly in emergency departments, particularly those in regional hospitals. EMF is funding the evaluation of… Read more >

Domestic violence trial

Ipswich Hospital has joined a trial that could help turn the tide of domestic and family violence (DFV) and make Queensland a leader in DFV… 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 >

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