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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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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 $700,000 in aged-care research projects.

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LATEST NEWS

EMF grants announced

Emergency medicine for children with neck injuries, watch-house detainees, and patients with severe infection funded in the latest EMF research grants. Read more >

Home ladder safety needed

As householders focus on home maintenance, EMF researchers are highlighting the risk of ladder falls leading to an unplanned hospital visit. Read more >

New EMF grant round open

The EMF funding round 34 is now open, with a total of $500,000 available in Leading Edge and Jumpstart grants. Read more >

Queen’s Birthday honours

Emergency medicine and research have been highlighted in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Read more >

EMF announces COVID-19 grant recipients

Researchers from four Queensland hospitals will investigate the impact of the pandemic on emergency departments. Read more >

Emergency clinician wellbeing during Covid-19

Emergency department clinicians share their own experiences and tips for coping with additional stress due to Covid-19. Read more >

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Every year, more than 7.4 million Australians visit a public hospital emergency department

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF), is an Australasian non-profit organisation. We are dedicated to funding innovative evidence-based research that improves clinical practices to save lives as well as delivering significant economic benefits to the healthcare system. We acknowledge the financial support of our partners, in particular the Queensland Government.

CONTACT US +61 7 3720 5700 info@emfoundation.org.au Suite 1B, Terraces, 19 Lang Parade, Milton Qld 4064

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