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Ultrasound guided cannulation training hits the spot

A new ultrasound training initiative is helping Gold Coast Health emergency department clinicians to find a patient’s vein during cannulation…

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Syncope: Pulmonary embolism low risk

The risk of a pulmonary embolism, or blood clot in the heart, is uncommon in patients presenting to the emergency…

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Emergency department models of care in Queensland

By understanding the models of care used in Queensland emergency departments, clinicians are helping to improve patient care. EMF awarded…

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Minor fracture study packs a big punch for patients

Doctors find taping a common hand fracture is a better option to plaster for patients, with the hand healing just…

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Diagnosing syncope

Redcliffe Hospital Emergency Department clinicians are leading a new, Emergency Medicine Foundation funded study to improve the diagnosis of syncope…

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Improving sedation in children

Gold Coast Health Emergency Specialist, Dr Megan King and her team have been awarded a $60,000 Emergency Medicine Foundation grant…

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Seizure treatment for children

It’s horrifying to watch a child having a prolonged seizure, but Australian and New Zealand emergency doctors have now have…

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Service awards for 2019

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) Board has awarded service awards to four long standing Board and Committee members. Award recipients…

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Torres Strait research project to study community treatment of cellulitis

A locally coordinated research project is underway in the Torres Strait to see if a type of bacterial skin infection…

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EMF appoints new Chair

The Emergency Medicine Foundation Board has appointed Dr Kim Hansen as its new Chair. Dr Hansen is an experienced Emergency…

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