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Project Description

Dr James Hughes

Dr James Hughes

Dr Hughes is an experienced emergency nurse who completed his PhD in 2018. He currently supports the research activities of the Emergency and Trauma Centre at the RBWH. He has an interest in identifying the way workload affects the emergency department’s ability to care for its patients and in acute pain care in the ED. Dr Hughes supervises students at all levels from honours and coursework master’s students to clinicians undertaking research higher degrees. He holds a conjoint appointment with the School of Nursing at QUT.

Emergency Nursing

  • Acute Pain Management
  • Emergency Department Workload

Clinical Trials (last 5 years)

  • A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the effects of therapeutic activity kits in emergency department patients with dementia and responsive behaviours.
  • The testing of InfectID
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures of Pain Care in the ED. The PROM-ED study.

Email: James.hughes@health.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 3646 5136

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