Project Snapshot – BIPED study

The current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has brought to the fore concerns that nebulized medication delivery may potentially increase the risk of respiratory virus transmission to health care staff through virus aerosolisation.  To address this concern, participating study sites will have the option to use Primatene MIST “puffer” (MDI) in place of nebulized epinephrine to deliver inhaled … Continued

PREDICT Members Meeting – agenda

The PREDICT annual members meeting scheduled for Wednesday 20th October 2021 is fast approaching.  Please see revised agenda.  No further changes are planned unless last minute adjustments are needed. You do not need to register for the meeting. Every member has already received a calendar invite containing the Zoom link to join the meeting.  A … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following PREDICT authors: Bressan S, Klassen TP, Dalziel SR, Babl FE, Benito J, Chamberlain J, Chang TP, Freedman SB, Kohn Loncarica G, Lyttle MD, Mintegi S, Mistry RD, Nigrovic LE, Plint AC, Rino P, Roland D, Van De Mosselaer G, Oostenbrink R, Kuppermann N. The Pediatric Emergency Research Network: a decade old … Continued

Request for new projects

Dear PREDICT members We have scheduled three  “New research idea” presentations at the PREDICT members meeting being held online via ZOOM on Wednesday 20th of October 2021. Do you have a proposal you would like to develop and present for feedback?  If so, please email the PREDICT research co-ordinator, with a 1-2 page proposal … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following PREDICT authors: Haskell L, Tavender EJ, Wilson CL, O’Brien S, Babl FE, Borland ML, Cotterell E, Sheridan N, Oakley E, Dalziel SR; Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) network, Australasia. Development of targeted, theory-informed interventions to improve bronchiolitis management. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Aug 3;21(1):769. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06724-6. PMID: … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Melissa Williams

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 Melissa Williams from Rockingham General Hospital in WA.  Welcome to PREDICT Melissa. “I work at Rockingham General Hospital, a busy peripheral hospital located on Perth’s southern … Continued

Project Snapshot – PARIS II

Acute Hypoxaemic Respiratory Failure aged 1-4  (Paediatric Acute Respiratory Intervention Studies) Recruitment stats: Study commenced December 15th 2017 and study completed recruitment 27 March 2020 with recruitment of 1512 patients. Currently cleaning the dataset for analysis in August Manuscript currently drafted and ready to input the results and then circulate to PARIS investigators for feedback/comment … Continued


By now, all PREDICT Members should have received a link to the PREDICT Members survey – we are looking forward to your feedback. The PREDICT Executive is wanting to gain an understanding of how PREDICT is perceived by its membership in relation to activities deemed critical for network success and desired outcomes. We are also wanting … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following authors: Bressan S, Eapen N, Phillips N, Gilhotra Y, Kochar A, Dalton S, Cheek J, Furyk J, Neutze J, Williams A, Hearps S, Donath S, Oakley E, Singh S, Dalziel S, Borland ML, Babl FE. PECARN algorithms for minor head trauma: risk stratification estimates from a prospective PREDICT cohort study. Acad … Continued

Elyssia Bourke awarded Buchanan Prize

Huge congratulations to PREDICT PhD candidate Elyssia Bourke for being awarded the Buchanan Prize by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) for top performing candidate in the 2021 Fellowship Clinical Examination (OSCE). These awards don’t come easily and this is testament to Elyssia’s hard work and dedication and “never give up” attitude. Well done … Continued