News & events

Workplace stress in the ED

Workplace stress is prevalent in hospital emergency departments despite nursing and medical staff, who use a range of coping strategies, generally…

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New emergency nurse training model

Redcliffe Hospital Emergency Department Nurse Practitioners, Sharyn Plath and Mary Wright (pictured below), have developed a successful in-house model for…

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Paracetamol pain relief same from IV and tablets

A Townsville Hospital research team has shown that paracetamol tablets are just as good at relieving pain as the more…

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Reducing emergency department demand focus for latest EMF grant recipients

EMF has awarded seven new grants worth $347,538 to fund emergency medicine research projects led by Queensland doctors, thanks to…

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Plan to translate your research

Not sure how to translate your emergency medicine research? EMF is here to help. We’ve engaged Dr Tamika Heiden to…

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Headache for emergency doctors

Queenslanders with severe headaches are making more than 13,000 visits to the emergency department each year. With new data revealing…

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NHMRC grant for EMF-funded pilot study

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (LCCH) Paediatric Intensive Care Specialist and University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine intensive care specialist, Associate…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Improving jellyfish sting treatment

Trauma: better treatment for severe bleeding

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