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Rheumatology Health Professionals Translational Practice Workshop

The Pathways to Rural and Remote Orientation and Training (PARROT) self-paced program has been specifically developed for health care providers working in rural, remote and isolated practice settings.

Brisbane Paediatric ECMO Course

The Queensland Paediatric Extracorporeal Life Support Service and Children’s Health Queensland PICU extend a warm invitation to health professionals for their 2-day Paediatric ECMO Course.

Everly

When Everly was just 18 months old, she was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma - an aggressive form of cancer that has a poor prognosis.

Delivering safe, timely care for Queensland’s sickest kids

Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) emergency clinicians treated more than 70,000 children and young people in 2017, 443 of them requiring immediate life-saving care.

Should my child be drinking caffeine?

Your teenager may regularly reach for a coffee, energy drink, or other caffeinated beverage. But should your child be drinking caffeine at all?

Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) trial fact sheet

Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) trial fact sheet Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) trial DDAVP is the synthetic version of a naturally occurring hormone in our bodies known as anti-diuretic hormone. DDAVP can be useful in patients with von Willebrand disease and mild to moderate haemophilia. It raises levels of factor eight clotting activity, which [...]

Foods – drinks not safe for children on thickened fluids fact sheet

Foods - drinks not safe for children on thickened fluids fact sheet Dysphagia safety - foods and drinks that are not safe for children on thickened fluids If your child requires thickened fluids, the following foods and drinks must be avoided because there is a risk that they could ‘go down the [...]

Dysphagia safety – thickened fluids for children fact sheet

Dysphagia safety - thickened fluids for children fact sheet Dysphagia safety - thickened fluids for children Thickened fluids for children Thickened fluids are safe for most babies and children, however only certain products should be used depending on your child’s age (see thickening product information fact sheet). Thickened fluids are not recommended [...]

Evie

Evie from Walloon was only a week old when she was first admitted to hospital with feeding and stomach troubles - and she has spent more than half her life as an inpatient due to a rare genetic condition diagnosed when she was two.

Ceftazidime Intermate™ Device medicines fact sheet

Ceftazidime Intermate™ Device medicines fact sheet Ceftazidime Intermate™ Device medicines fact sheet This fact sheet has been written for parents and carers about how to use this medicine in children. This information sometimes differs from that provided by the manufacturers, because their information is usually aimed at adult patients. Please read this [...]

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