News & events

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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Podcasts: EMF Research Symposium

Listen to some of the most popular talks from the 2017 EMF Research Symposium.   Opening address by EMF Chair,…

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Better diagnostic tool for fainting patients

Redcliffe Hospital Staff Specialists Dr Jason Chan (Emergency physician) and Dr Jonathan Hunter (General Medical physician) are leading a trial…

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Mackay grant to review x-ray use

Mackay Base Hospital’s Emergency Department has been awarded a research grant to help guide doctors’ decision making when ordering x-rays.…

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Fewer needles in emergency thanks to new program

Australian hospital emergency departments are introducing a new program to reduce the unnecessary use of cannulas in patients, in a…

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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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Improving jellyfish sting treatment

Trauma: better treatment for severe bleeding

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