Funding for this research was provided by:
Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation (EMPJ-379R27-2017)
National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1079022)
Menzies Health Institute Qld (NA)
Received: 24 October 2017
Accepted: 3 January 2018
First Online: 17 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval has been granted by Gold Coast University Hospital (HREC/16/QGC/296), Griffith University and The University of Queensland. The study has been registered with the Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ACTRN12617000059369) and this study protocol follows the SPIRIT statement [CitationRef removed]. Written informed consent complying with ethical standards will be obtained by doctors (ED clinicians or GPs) from potential trial participants prior to inclusion in the study. Prior to obtaining consent, doctors will inform potential participants of the purposes, methods, possible risks and benefits of participating in the study. ExternalRef removed.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.