Research Network

During the Congress in Prague, 2019, the Research Network was launched under the inspiring leadership of Said Laribi, the immediate past-chair of EUSEM Research Committee.

Why

The research network will allow:

  • Building large scale descriptive data on Emergency Medicine in Europe
  • Developing common research methodology among participating countries
  • Improve knowledge in EM through international comparisons
  • Improve EUSEM visibility among scientific societies.

Aims

  • Perform descriptive EM research projects in Europe
  • Perform clinical trials related to Emergency Medicine
  • Establish partnerships with other international EM networks with the aim of developing global research
  • Carry out scientific research training regarding Emergency Medicine
  • Promote student and researcher exchange
  • Apply for European research grants.

How

  • Each country affiliated to EUSEM will have one country lead in the Research Network
  • Country lead will be the contact for his/her country with the Research network chair.

Country lead

  • Will be in charge of recruiting and coordinating EM sites in his/her country
  • Will be in charge of all ethical and regulatory procedures regarding research projects in his/her country
  • Will be the contact for his/her country with the Research network chair.

Local site PI

  • Will be in charge of all ethical and regulatory procedures regarding the research projects in his/her hospital.
  • Recruit patients on a voluntary basis.
  • Fill in the anonymized electronic Case Report Form (CRF).
  • Local PI will be cited in the EUSEM Research Network study group in all publications using their data.

Research Network chair

  • Coordinating all activities of the research network, in collaboration with country leads, the Research committee and the EUSEM office
  • Building research projects with the research committee members
  • Building the electronic case report form with the help of the EUSEM project managers
  • Evaluate the quality of data and have statistics done
  • Coordinate the publication plan of the different projects in collaboration with the research project PI.

Objective
Two projects per year.

 

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Take the lead in Research 

Register as a local site Principal Investigator. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Recent activities

For 2020 the Research Network has agreed to carry out 2 Projects.

1)Risk stratification of patients with suspected COVID-19 presenting to the ED (EuroCOV).

It is a retropective multicentre observational study of patients with suspected COVID-19 upon ED arrival of European hospitals.

Study period:  between March 09 and April 08 2020.

The protocol and the Case Report Form are ready.

 

2) European Geriatric Emergency Departments Registry Study (EGERS).

The study is scheduled on 7 consecutive days in Autumn 2020.

 

If you like to join one or both studies as an institute, you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.