Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Mild to Moderate Head Injuries in Children
Franz E Babl, Emma Tavender, Dustin W Ballard, Meredith L Borland, Ed Oakley, Elizabeth Cotterell, Lambros Halkidis, Stacy Goergen, Gavin A Davis, David Perry, Vicki Anderson, Karen M Barlow, Peter Barnett, Scott Bennetts, Roisin Bhamjee, Joanne Cole, John Craven, Libby Haskell, Ben Lawton, Anna Lithgow Show all
EMERGENCY MEDICINE AUSTRALASIA | WILEY | Published : 2021
OBJECTIVE: Children frequently present with head injuries to acute care settings. Although international paediatric clinical practice guidelines for head injuries exist, they do not address all considerations related to triage, imaging, observation versus admission, transfer, discharge and follow-up of mild to moderate head injuries relevant to the Australian and New Zealand context. The Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) set out to develop an evidence-based, locally applicable, practical clinical guideline for the care of children with mild to moderate head injuries presenting to acute care settings. METHODS: A multidisciplinary Guideline Work..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence grants for Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Canberra, Australia
Awarded by Health Research Council of New Zealand
The PREDICT Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Mild to Moderate Head Injuries in Children was developed with funding support from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence grants for Paediatric Emergency Medicine (GNT1058560/GNT1171228), Canberra, Australia, administered by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and from the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation, Melbourne, Australia. The project was also supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure programme. FEB's time was part funded by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship, Canberra, Australia and a grant from the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation, Melbourne, Australia. SRD's time was part funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC13/556) and Cure Kids New Zealand.