Defining research priorities in a specialty as broad as emergency medicine is a significant challenge. In order to fund and complete the most important research projects, it is imperative that we identify topics that are important to all clinicians, society and to our patients. We have undertaken a priority setting partnership to establish the most important questions facing emergency medicine. The top 10 questions reached through a consensus process are discussed.
- priority setting partnership
- James Lind Alliance
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Contributors JS was the clinical lead for the PSP and drafted the initial version of the manuscript. RM chaired the steering group and edited the manuscript. All other authors were on the steering group and edited subsequent versions of the manuscript.
Funding Funding was received from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine to support this PSP.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
Collaborators The JLA EM PSP Steering Group members include Helen Allen, Justine Amero, Simon Carley, Douglas Findlay, Lynsey Flowerdew, Melanie Gager, Liza Keating, Ben McCullough, Hazel McCullough, Sam McIntyre, Richard Morley, Rachel O’Brien, Miranda Odam, Ian Roberts, Jason Smith and Katharine Wylie.
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