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A Randomized Trial of High‐Flow Oxygen Therapy in Infants with Bronchiolitis
Among infants with bronchiolitis who were treated outside an ICU, those who received high‐flow oxygen therapy had significantly lower rates of escalation of care due to treatment failure than those in the group that received standard oxygen therapy.
Health information seeking by parents in the Internet age
- K. Khoo, P. Bolt, F. Babl, S. Jury, R. Goldman
- MedicineJournal of paediatrics and child health
- 1 July 2008
This work aimed to broadly examine parents' utilisation of information sources for their children's health, their trust in them and to define the role of the Internet for children’s health information.
Emergency management of paediatric status epilepticus in Australia and New Zealand: Practice patterns in the context of clinical practice guidelines
Aims: To establish current acute seizure management through a review of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and reported physician management in the 11 largest paediatric emergency departments in…
What is the difference in concussion management in children as compared with adults? A systematic review
This systematic review recommends that in children: child and adolescent age-specific paradigms should be applied, and child-validated symptom rating scales should be used, and early introduction of symptom-limited physical activity is appropriate.
Intellectual, Behavioral, and Social Outcomes of Accidental Traumatic Brain Injury in Early Childhood
Moderate/severe TBI at an early age appears to be associated with lowered intellectual function and possibly behavior problems, and a child’s environment influences cognitive and behavior function after TBI.
Contamination rates of different urine collection methods for the diagnosis of urinary tract infections in young children: An observational cohort study
- S. Tosif, Alice Baker, E. Oakley, S. Donath, F. Babl
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of paediatrics and child health
- 1 August 2012
This work investigated contamination rates for CCU, suprapubic aspiration, catheter specimen urine (CSU) and bag specimens urine (BSU) collections, finding that the optimal method for diagnostic collection of urine in children is unclear.
Detecting traumatic brain lesions in children: CT versus MRI versus susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI).
Susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI), a relatively novel MRI sequence, shows promise in terms of its sensitivity in detecting hemorrhagic lesions; however, its clinical potential remains uncertain and may be more sensitive in detecting traumatic lesions than CT or MRI.
Analysis of the validation of existing behavioral pain and distress scales for use in the procedural setting
- D. Crellin, T. Sullivan, F. Babl, R. O'Sullivan, A. Hutchinson
- Psychology, MedicinePaediatric anaesthesia
- 1 August 2007
This work states that a number of behavior‐based pain and distress scales exist which can be used in preverbal and early‐verbal children, and these are validated in particular settings and to variable degrees.
Prehospital analgesia in adults using inhaled methoxyflurane
- P. Buntine, O. Thom, F. Babl, M. Bailey, S. Bernard
- MedicineEmergency medicine Australasia : EMA
- 1 December 2007
Objective: For many years, ambulance services throughout Australia have been administering methoxyflurane as a first‐line analgesic agent. However, there is a paucity of literature regarding its…
Is there a role for humidified heated high-flow nasal cannula therapy in paediatric emergency departments?
HFNC therapy may have a role in the paediatric emergency department as an easily administered and well tolerated form of non-invasive respiratory support, but about one-third of patients required escalation to a higher level of respiratory support.