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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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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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