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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.



Improving sedation in children

Gold Coast Health Emergency Specialist, Dr Megan King and her team have been awarded a $60,000 Emergency Medicine Foundation grant to look at how to… Read more >

Torres Strait research project to…

A locally coordinated research project is underway in the Torres Strait to see if a type of bacterial skin infection can best be managed by… Read more >

Seizure treatment for children

It’s horrifying to watch a child having a prolonged seizure, but Australian and New Zealand emergency doctors have now have a better way to treat… Read more >

New sepsis treatment a step…

Australian emergency doctors are at the forefront of a large clinical study to assess how clinicians are treating sepsis. Funded by the Emergency Medicine Foundation… Read more >

EMF appoints new Chair

The Emergency Medicine Foundation Board has appointed Dr Kim Hansen as its new Chair. Dr Hansen is an experienced Emergency Consultant, who is Director of… Read more >

Diagnosing syncope

Redcliffe Hospital Emergency Department clinicians are leading a new, Emergency Medicine Foundation funded study to improve the diagnosis of syncope in patients. Syncope is the… 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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