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Emergency Department Collaborative Research Group

We are the overarching group for research conducted in the Emergency Department. Our vision is to embed research in clinical practice and education and inform new guidelines and policy.

In 2019, our group published more than 67 articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to more than 60 research projects, and were part of successful grant submissions totalling more than $4.5 …

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Latest Emergency Department Research News

This week, Dr Jamie Ranse was interviewed on ABC24 News Australia regarding mass gathering events…

Professor of Emergency Care Dr Julia Crilly, has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her service to emergency care nursing. 

Have you heard of The Pandemic Kindness Movement? As the name suggests, the intention of the clinician-led project is to ‘spread only kindness’…

Current projects

Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) is a collapsed lung with air in the pleural cavity that occurs without a clinically apparent underlying…

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Inserting a cannula (plastic tube) into a child's vein is a common procedure performed in the Emergency Department. This can be challenging and…

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Fractures through the neck of the 5th metacarpal (little finger hand bone) are known as Boxer’s Fractures, as they often occur during a punch.…

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Consider conservative approach rather than intervening in moderate to large spontaneous pneumothorax

Keijzers, G., Egerton-Warburton, D., Simpson, G., & Brown, S. G. (2018). Annals of emergency medicine, 72(6), 731-732.

Effect of Early Sustained Prophylactic Hypothermia on Neurologic Outcomes Among Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: The POLAR Randomized Clinical Trial

Walters, K., Wake, E., Campbell, D., Wullschleger, M., Chalasani, A., Ho, D., ... & Winearls, J. (2018). Australian Critical Care, 31(2), 116.

The impacts on in-event, ambulance and emergency department services from patients presenting from a mass gathering event: A retrospective analysis

Ranse J, Lenson S, Keene T, Luther M, Burke B, Hutton A, Johnston A, Crilly J. (2018). Emergency Medicine Australasia

Last updated 29 Nov 2019