School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care

Emergency medicine

Further information

A-Z Staff Research Profiles

Find out what our postgraduates are researching

Emergency medicine options for 5th year students

The nature of Emergency Medicine means a diverse range of research projects are undertaken, involving academic and clinical staff, scientists and collaborative groups from other departments, hospitals and institutions.

Strategic Developments

Our strategic developments in research fit neatly with our clinical strengths and thus herald an exciting future for academic Emergency Medicine in Western Australia.  The continuing integration of research, teaching and practice in academic and clinical Emergency Medicine remains significant and beneficial.

The next stage of our progress will involve increasing collaboration between academic and clinical units in research and teaching and development of more formal structures in which academic Emergency Medicine may flourish.

Research Interest Areas

  • Prehospital care and resuscitation
  • Immunological and inflammatory mechanisms in critical illness and injury
  • Emergency presentations of cardiovascular, neurological and respiratory disease
  • Emergency care of older patients 
  • Acute clinical toxicology and toxinology 
  • Emergency ultrasound
  • Health systems and epidemiological research
  • Clinical education 
  • Anaphylaxis 
  • Sepsis

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Medicine Research

The Graduate Certificate in Emergency Medicine Research will commence in Semester 1, 2013. This is an innovative postgraduate degree designed to enhance the skills necessary to undertake clinical research. 

Staff and Publications

Information on our widely published academic, adjunct and research staff is described in their research profile and publications list.


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