New PREDICT publications

The following manuscripts have been published.  Congratulations to the authors. Franklin D, Shellshear D, Babl FE, Hendrickson R, Williams A, Gibbons K, McEnery K, Kennedy M, Pham TM, Acworth J, Levitt D, Oakley E, Schibler A; PARIS and PREDICT. High flow in children with respiratory failure: A randomised controlled pilot trial – A paediatric acute … Continued

RHD and RA positions appointed

Following the nomination process, the following appointments on the PREDICT executive have been made: Research Higher Degree scholar: Brooke Charters (2021 & 2022) Research Assistant: Libby Haskell (2021) & Michael McCarron (2022) Congratulations to the successful nominees. We look forward to your involvement on the PREDICT executive.    

Head Injury Guideline released

The PREDICT Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Mild to Moderate Head Injuries in Children was officially launched on 3rd February 2021. 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 … Continued

Getting to know you – Alison Partyka

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located. This month we introduce Alison Partyka from Royal North Shore Hospital. “I am currently working as Acting Clinical Nurse Consultant in the Royal North Shore Emergency Department. The Royal North … Continued

New PREDICT publications

The following manuscripts have been accepted for publication.  Congratulations to the authors. Lim J, Acworth J, Craig S, Borland M, Middleton P, Moore K, Shetty A, Babl FE, Lee R, Wilson C, Than M. Where are Children Seen in Australian Emergency Departments? Implications for Research Efforts” Emergency Medicine Australasia. November 2020. Florin TA, Tancredi DJ, … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Michael McCarron

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located. This month we introduce Dr Michael McCarron from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.  Welcome to PREDICT Michael. “I am a UK-trained Paediatric Emergency Medicine specialist currently working as the Postgraduate … Continued

Publicity for PeaChY in WA

Some great publicity with commentary provided by Meredith Borland from Perth Children’s Hospital, appearing in The West Australian (22/10/20).  Under the headline “Youth mental health boost” it highlights the increasing rate of children with severe mental health issues currently accessing emergency departments, and outlines the “ground-breaking research” to be undertaken by PeaChY on behalf of … Continued

Voting outcome for PREDICT executive 2021-22

Nine people nominated themselves for eight positions on the next PREDICT Executive (2021-2022). 73 votes were received over a four week voting period. Congratulations to the following PREDICT members who were elected to be part of the next PREDICT Executive: Shane George, Simon Craig, Natalie Phillips, Sharon O’Brien, Bronwyn Griffin, Amanda Williams, Meredith Borland and … Continued

PREDICT Project Report now available

The combined presentation and project report from the PREDICT members meeting on 28/10/20 is now available in the secure members login section of the website under PREDICT member meetings 2020.