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Lung ultrasound changing way heart and lung disease diagnosed

A new way of using ultrasound is transforming the diagnosis and treatment of breathing difficulties in elderly Australians. Emergency Medicine…

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Reducing patient transfers from police watch houses

In 2015, EMF and the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation funded the first Australian research assessing 24-hour emergency nursing care to…

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Rapid diagnosis for patients with cardiac symptoms

Since 2008, EMF has invested more than $1 million in acute cardiac research projects led by Royal Brisbane and Women’s…

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IV drips don’t sober patients

Australian hospitals are being urged to save time and money by doing away with using intravenous (IV) fluids to try…

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Helping children breathe easier

After more than a decade of research, EMF-funded researchers are set to change the way we treat infants with respiratory…

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Media release: New research valuing emergency nurses in the watch house

The value of providing 24-hour emergency nursing care for people held in police watch houses is the focus of a…

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Media release: Brain pain draining emergency departments

Hundreds of people with common headache are turning up at hospital emergency departments (EDs) when most only need mild pain…

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Media release: On-site pathology testing for patients in rural and remote Australia

20 May 2015 Australians who live off the beaten track may no longer have to travel for medical testing and…

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Media release: Quicker diagnosis for cardiac emergencies

2 April 2015 Ground-breaking Australian research into cardiac emergencies has led to quicker treatment, less hospital crowding, and millions of health dollars…

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Media release: Boosting survival of road crash victims

31 March 2015 A device usually used in heart and transplant surgery is now helping to save the lives of…

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Improving jellyfish sting treatment

Trauma: better treatment for severe bleeding

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