Journal article

Consensus research priorities for paediatric status epilepticus: A Delphi study of health consumers, researchers and clinicians

Jeremy Furyk, Robin Ray, Kerriane Watt, Stuart R Dalziel, Ed Oakely, Mark Mackay, Gabriel Dabscheck, Kate Riney, Franz E Babl

Seizure | W B SAUNDERS CO LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

PURPOSE: Status epilepticus (SE) is a paediatric emergency with significant morbidity and mortality. Recommendations beyond first line care are not based on high quality evidence. Emergency physicians and neurologists are key stakeholders in managing this condition. A collaborative, widely consulted approach to identifying priorities can help direct limited research funds appropriately. The objectives of this study are to identify consensus research priorities in paediatric SE among experts and health consumers. METHODS: A three-stage Delphi process was conducted. Paediatric Neurologists and Emergency Physicians in Australia and New Zealand participated. Round one asked participants to gener..

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Grants

Awarded by Capacity Building Grant from the Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation


Awarded by NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant


Awarded by Health Research Council of New Zealand


Funding Acknowledgements

JF is supported by scholarships from the PREDICT network and the Emergency Medicine Foundation. Research conducted in the Emergency Department at The Townsville Hospital is supported by a Capacity Building Grant from the Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation (QEMRF-CAPB-2010-007). PREDICT is supported by a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant (ID1058560). SRD is supported by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC13/556). FEB was supported in part by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship, Canberra, Australia; a Clinician Scientist Fellowship, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia; and a Royal Children's Hospital Foundation grant, Melbourne, Australia.