Head injury guideline launched

The PREDICT Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Mild to Moderate Head Injuries in Children was officially launched on 3rd February 2021 with a fanfare of print, radio and television coverage.  The electronic version of the guidelines is now on the PREDICT website under the guidelines tab and a summary of the guideline recommendations and methods used will also be published in the journal Emergency Medicine Australasia.

The guidelines, are the product of a collaboration between emergency medicine physicians, GPs, neurosurgeons, radiologists, paramedics and nurses in Australia and New Zealand, and are the first nationally consistent protocols for treating children with head injuries.  

Congratulations to the large team who have been involved in this comprehensive piece of work.