Grants boost emergency medicine research

Man being awarded a grant

Member for Nudgee, Leanne Linard MP, presents Dr Erik Wood from Redcliffe Hospital with his EMF research grant.

Five Metro North emergency medicine research teams have been awarded EMF grants to further their the ground-breaking studies.

Congratulations to:

RBWH  – Dr Gary Mitchell, Trainee grant, $16,866: “Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Occlusion in patients with a Ventricular Paced Rhythm”

Caboolture Hospital – Dr Mark Scott, Staff Specialist grant, $30,550: “The Value of Avoiding the Pain of IV Catheter Failure”

RBWH – Dr Rina Savage, Trainee grant, $34,995: “Prescribing patterns and communication for oxycodone on ED discharge”

RBWH – Adjunct Professor Louise Cullen, Project grant, $77,233: “Too much of a good thing; Does fluid resuscitation worsen septic shock?”

Redcliffe Hospital – Dr Erik Wood, Staff specialist grant, $7860: “Propofol on Trial for Headaches in the Emergency Department setting”

EMF awarded 20 research grants totalling $1. 2million. Its Queensland Research Program is fully funded by the Queensland Government.

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