Clinical research priorities in emergency medicine
Gerben Keijzers, Ogilvie Thom, David McD Taylor, Jonathan Knott
Emergency Medicine Australasia | WILEY | Published : 2014
OBJECTIVE: To determine the clinical research priorities of Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) in order to inform the strategic research agenda specific to multicentre clinical research. METHODS: An anonymous survey of all ACEM Fellows (FACEMs) listed on the ACEM researcher database was conducted between January and March 2013. RESULTS: Of 108 FACEMs invited to participate, 54 (50%) responded. Over half of respondents (61%) had a higher research degree but only a minority (24%) had funded research positions. The top research categories identified as priorities were resuscitation, trauma, cardiology, ED ultrasound, acute behavioural disturbance and geriatrics. T..View full abstract
GK, DMT and JK are section editors for Emergency Medicine Australasia. DMT is a board member of Emergency Medicine Foundation (as well as QEMRF). GK and OT have been successful recipients of QEMRF grants.