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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.


Software tool predicts patient arrivals in emergency departments

EMF-funded software tool now available in all Queensland Emergency Departments


IV drips don’t sober drunks

EMF-funded researchers have found popular IV drips don’t sober drunken patients.


 Improving care for the elderly in a medical emergency

EMF has invested close to $700,000 in aged-care research projects.



Grant recipients celebrated

EMF joined by Queensland Health to celebrate clinician-researchers from the frontline of emergency medicine. Read more >

New grants for ED care

Paediatric patient transfers, drowning, pulmonary embolism, acute pain and sepsis set to benefit from EMF grants. Read more >

EMF welcomes new Board

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has welcomed Dr Viet Tran and Professor Hugh Grantham to its Board. Read more >

Major win for cardiac study

A collaborative study set to improve chest pain assessment in emergency departments has been bolstered by the NHMRC. Read more >

Mental healthcare in focus

Mental illness affects 1 in 5. With most people only likely to attend hospital during a crisis, specialised mental healthcare is vital in emergency departments. Read more >

Sepsis research success

Queensland researchers are driving significant clinical change in the way sepsis, a global health concern, is diagnosed and treated. Read more >


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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