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Study identifies link between sedative and PTSS in children

A drug used to sedate children receiving lifesaving treatment in hospital intensive care has been found as a possible predictor for post-traumatic stress symptoms.

17 August 2021 |

Novel app development improves experience of sick children

The development of world-first intravenous (IV) “Passport” for children with complex health conditions is revolutionising the management of IV devices in Queensland.

7 June 2021 |

One in four Australian preschoolers still feeling anxious about COVID-19

Our national COVID-19 Unmasked study has found some pre-schoolers are still struggling with higher than average levels of anxiety in our new ‘COVID-normal’.

6 April 2021 |

Study to uncover new treatments for children with life-threatening antibiotic-resistant infections

Children’s Health Queensland is leading a national study focused on finding new antibiotics and better treatment options for some of the most serious multi-drug-resistant infections in children.

25 November 2020 |

World-first study transforming the treatment of childhood stroke

Children’s Health Queensland, in partnership with the Stroke Foundation and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, is leading a world-first study focused on reducing diagnostic timeframes for paediatric stroke to achieve better health outcomes and quality of life for children and young people.

1 September 2020 |

World-first IV device guidelines to improve treatments for sick kids

Children’s Health Queensland clinicians, in collaboration with Griffith University and the University of Michigan, have created the world’s first paediatric appropriateness guidelines for intravenous access devices.

3 July 2020 |
Last updated: 30 July 2021
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