Project Snapshot – BIPED

BI-PED Study

A Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Epinephrine and Dexamethasone to Placebo in the Treatment of Infants with Bronchiolitis

Co-ordinating PI:

Amy Plint (Canada), Ed Oakley (Australia), Stuart Dalziel (New Zealand)

Study Co-ordinator ANZ

Sharon O’Brien

Study design:

International, multicentre, Phase 111, double-blind, randomised controlled trial

For further details about the study please see:

Current status:

The research team are pleased to announce that the 5th season of the BIPED trial has been the most successful yet, reaching 598/864 participants recruited! The yearly recruitment was 28% of our total sample size; almost 100 more participants were enrolled in season 5 than were enrolled in season 4.

We have just over 30% (266) of our sample size left to recruit!
Please see below a number of charts which show study progress both locally and internationally.

CountrySiteTotal RecruitmentSeason 5 recruiment
CanadaChildren's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHE)
CanadaCHU Sainte Justine (STJ)4712
CanadaAlberta Children's Hospital (ACH)449
CanadaStollery Children's Hospital (SCH)217
CanadaChildren's Hospital of Winnepeg (WPG)183
CanadaLondon Health Sciences (LHC)111
AustraliaPerth Children's Hospital (PCH)14360
AustraliaWomen's and Children's Hospital (WCH)4831
AustraliaMonash Medical Center (MMC)3626
New ZealandStarship Children's Hospital (SSH)5233
New ZealandKidz First Middlemore Hospital (KFH)2117
New ZealandWaikato Hospital) (WHH)155