Project Snapshot – PEAChY O and M

PEAChY-0: Pharmacological Emergency management of Agitation in Children and Young people – A randomised controlled trial of Oral medication PEAChY-M: Pharmacological Emergency management of Agitation in Children and Young people – A randomised controlled trial of IntraMuscular medication Trial Designs: Randomised, controlled, open-label, multi-centre, phase III superiority effectiveness trials of: ORAL olanzapine vs ORAL diazepam … Continued


Dear PREDICT members, Our next PREDICT Members meeting is coming up on October 20th 2022 and the positions on the PREDICT Executive will be voted in prior to this, for participation commencing 2023. This is a call to all PREDICT members for nominations from anyone wishing to be considered for a position on the 2023 … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following PREDICT authors: Dalziel SR, Haskell L, O’Brien S, Borland ML, Plint AC, Babl FE, Oakley E. Bronchiolitis. Lancet. 2022 Jul 1:S0140-6736(22)01016-9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01016-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35785792.        

Research Training in Brisbane – very successful meeting!

Forty-three clinical research staff from 10 sites across Australia, attended training for the CHOICE UTI, SONIC, PROMPT Bolus, SENTINEL and PEACHY O and M studies.  This was held at the Centre for Children’s Health Research in Brisbane, on 2 and 3rd of June 2022. This was the first face to face training event held since pre-COVID times … Continued

Project Snapshot – SONIC study

Study of Neck Injury Imaging in Children (SONIC): Improving the Diagnosis of Spinal Cord, Bone and Ligament Injuries Many children sustain head and neck trauma during their lifetime. Significant neck injuries – to spinal cord, neck bones and connecting ligaments – can be identified by performing neck imaging with x-rays, or, if needed, computed tomography … Continued

PREDICT EXECUTIVE – meeting face to face at last!

The PREDICT Executive finally met face face in Melbourne on June 15th 2022 following over two years of the pandemic and travel restrictions. Hopefully we will be able to have more meetings in person in the future, including our members meeting in October.  

Prof Meredith Borland receives AM in Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Congratulations to our Chair of PREDICT, Emergency Physician and the Director of Emergency Research, Professor Meredith Borland who has been named as a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her service to emergency medicine, particularly paediatrics and to medical research! Professor Borland has been a member of … Continued