Publications from NZEMN studies


Blunt Chest Trauma

Mukerji S, Tan E, May C, Micanovic C, Blakemore P, Phelps K, Melville H, Jones P. Retrospective validation of a risk stratification tool developed for the management of patients with blunt chest trauma (the STUMBL score). Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2021 Oct;33(5):841-7.

Chest Pain Pathway in COVID-19 Era

Than MP, Pickering JW, Adamson P, Clendon T, Florkowski CM, Lainchbury J, Loubser J, Nankivel A, Aldous SJ. Reducing patient risk and enhancing care through the development and implementation of a new chest pain pathway, expedited by and for the COVID-19 era. Ejifcc. 2021 Feb;32(1):27.

Oxygen in suspected ACS

Stewart RA, Jones P, Dicker B, Jiang Y, Smith T, Swain A, Kerr A, Scott T, Smyth D, Ranchord A, Edmond J. High flow oxygen and risk of mortality in patients with a suspected acute coronary syndrome: pragmatic, cluster randomised, crossover trial. bmj. 2021 Mar 2;372.


Pellatt RA, Kamona S, Chu K, Sweeny A, Kuan WS, Kinnear FB, Karamercan MA, Klim S, Wijeratne T, Graham CA, Body R. The Headache in Emergency Departments study: Opioid prescribing in patients presenting with headache. A multicenter, cross‐sectional, observational study. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. 2021 Oct;61(9):1387-402.

Headache in older patients

Beck S, Kinnear FB, Maree Kelly A, Chu KH, Sen Kuan W, Keijzers G, Body R, Karamercan MA, Klim S, Wijeratne T, Kamona S. Clinical presentation and assessment of older patients presenting with headache to emergency departments: A multicentre observational study. Australasian journal on ageing. 2022 Mar;41(1):126-37.

Palliative Care

Munro A, Grundy K. Aotearoa New Zealand emergency medicine specialists on the provision of care at or near the end of life: A survey. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2022 Mar 10.

Sepsis - ARISE FLUIDS study

Keijzers G, Macdonald SP, Udy AA, Arendts G, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Blecher GE, Burcham J, Coggins AR, Delaney A, Fatovich DM. The Australasian Resuscitation In Sepsis Evaluation: Fluids or vasopressors in emergency department sepsis (ARISE FLUIDS), a multi‐centre observational study describing current practice in Australia and New Zealand. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2020 Aug;32(4):586-98.

Asthma guideline adherence

Craig S, Kuan WS, Kelly AM, Van Meer O, Motiejunaite J, Keijzers G, Jones P, Body R, Karamercan MA, Klim S, Harjola VP. Treatment and outcome of adult patients with acute asthma in emergency departments in Australasia, South East Asia and Europe: Are guidelines followed? AANZDEM/EuroDEM study. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2019 Oct;31(5):756-62.

Asthma in adults

Kuan WS, Craig S, Kelly AM, Keijzers G, Klim S, Graham CA, Jones P, Holdgate A, Lawoko C, Laribi S. Asthma among adult patients presenting with dyspnea to the emergency department: An observational study. The clinical respiratory journal. 2018 Jun;12(6):2117-25.


Kelly AM, Holdgate A, Keijzers G, Klim S, Graham CA, Craig S, Kuan WS, Jones P, Lawoko C, Laribi S. Epidemiology, treatment, disposition and outcome of patients with acute exacerbation of COPD presenting to emergency departments in Australia and South East Asia: an AANZDEM study. Respirology. 2018 Jul;23(7):681-6.


Kelly AM, Van Meer O, Keijzers G, Motiejunaite J, Jones P, Body R, Craig S, Karamercan M, Klim S, Harjola VP, Verschuren F. Get with the guidelines: management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in emergency departments in Europe and Australasia is sub‐optimal. Internal medicine journal. 2020 Feb;50(2):200-8.


Than M, Jones P, Dalziel S. New Zealand Emergency Medicine Network (NZEMN): collaboration for acute care research in New Zealand. The New Zealand Medical Journal (Online). 2014 Dec 19;127(1407):88.

Pain relief

New Zealand Emergency Medicine Network and The Shorter Stays in Emergency Department National Research Project Group. National audit of the quality of pain relief provided in emergency departments in Aotearoa, New Zealand: The PRiZED 1 Study. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2017 Apr;29(2):165-72.


Kelly AM, Keijzers G, Klim S, Graham CA, Craig S, Kuan WS, Jones P, Holdgate A, Lawoko C, Laribi S, AANZDEM Study Group. An observational study of dyspnea in emergency departments: the Asia, Australia, and New Zealand Dyspnea in Emergency Departments Study (AANZDEM). Academic Emergency Medicine. 2017 Mar;24(3):328-36.


Brown SG, Ball EL, Perrin K, Asha SE, Braithwaite I, Egerton-Warburton D, Jones PG, Keijzers G, Kinnear FB, Kwan BC, Lam KV. Conservative versus interventional treatment for spontaneous pneumothorax. New England Journal of Medicine. 2020 Jan 29.

Status epilepticus

Bergin PS, Brockington A, Jayabal J, Scott S, Litchfield R, Roberts L, Timog J, Beilharz E, Dalziel SR, Jones P, Yates K. Status epilepticus in Auckland, New Zealand: incidence, etiology, and outcomes. Epilepsia. 2019 Aug;60(8):1552-64.

Workplace Wellbeing

Kumar R, Pio F, Brewer J, Frampton C, Nicholls M. Workplace wellbeing in an urban emergency department in Aotearoa New Zealand. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2019 Aug;31(4):619-25.