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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.

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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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LATEST NEWS

Understanding breathlessness in patients

Shortness of breath, or dyspnoea, is a common symptom in emergency department patients. With no ‘gold standard’ for diagnosing the cause of breathlessness and numerous… Read more >

Trial for children with seizures

Emergency department clinicians at three Queensland Hospitals are taking part in a large Australasian trial aiming to improve the care of children suffering from prolonged… Read more >

Mt Isa doctors lead national…

Emergency medicine doctors from Mt Isa Hospital in North West Queensland, are leading a national research project to improve the diagnosis and treatment of infections… Read more >

Recovering from brain trauma

An EMF-funded study to help people recover from mild traumatic brain injuries has begun recruiting patients. Traumatic brain injury is the number one cause of… Read more >

2016-17 Annual Report

EMF’s 2016-17 Annual Report is now available electronically and print (on request). It’s our longest ever annual report, but that’s only because so many great… Read more >

Emergency ready for mass disasters

A  simulation exercise helped prepare staff in the Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency Department for a mass disaster. EMF Research Support Network (RSN) Development Manager —… Read more >

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