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Keeping elderly out of emergency

A medical program developed by clinicians at one of Australia’s largest hospitals, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) is…

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Tasmania: Could an EMF partnership improve the State’s health system?

EMF Research Support Network (RSN) Manager, Tegwen Howell, recently spoke to ABC Radio’s Piia Wirsu about why EMF is looking…

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Remote Indigenous patients benefit from onsite pathology testing

On-site pathology testing is allowing remote Indigenous communities in Australia’s Northern Territory to receive effective emergency medical treatment close to…

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New study to stop leading cause of childhood death

Queensland emergency clinicians are raising awareness of a new EMF-funded study to develop a rapid diagnosis for sepsis (also known…

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Domestic violence trial

20 April 2018 Ipswich Hospital has joined a trial that could help turn the tide of domestic and family violence…

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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…

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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…

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Elderly benefit from EMF-funded research

EMF has produced an animation to help promote the outcomes from research designed to improve the care of elderly Australians…

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Bronchiolitis treatment set to change following new study

A landmark EMF and NHMRC-funded study into the emergency care and management of infants with bronchiolitis is set to change…

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2018 Grants Award Ceremony

EMF celebrated its grant recipients for 2017-18, with an award ceremony on Tuesday 13 March, in Brisbane. The event was an…

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Improving jellyfish sting treatment

EMF funding is improving emergency care for the elderly

Trauma: better treatment for severe bleeding

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