New CPG: Neonatal intravenous fluids

The Neonatal intravenous fluids CPG is a new CPG developed by the CPG Committee and endorsed by the Paediatric Improvement Collaborative (December 2022). The CPG provides guidance on the prescription of intravenous fluids for neonates above 32 weeks and outside of a neonatal intensive care setting. It covers which fluids to use for resuscitation and … Continued

Updated CPG: Febrile child

The Febrile child CPG has been updated by the CPG committee, with review and input from clinicians in NSW, Qld and Victoria, and has been endorsed by the Paediatric Improvement Collaborative (Sept 2022).    CPG key points   Febrile neonates ≤28 days of corrected age require investigations (FBE, CRP, blood, urine and CSF cultures ± CXR) … Continued

Updated CPG: Death of a child and related CPG and resources

The Death of a child CPG has been updated with a comprehensive revision by the CPG Committee, together with a new suite of supporting resources, and endorsed by the PIC (Sept 22).   This CPG provides stepwise guidance on the key procedures and processes relating to the death of a child, including communication and support for … Continued

Updated CPG: Trauma–Secondary survey

The Trauma–secondary survey CPG has been updated and reviewed by the CPG committee, and endorsed by the Paediatric Improvement Collaborative (July 2022). This CPG follows on from the Trauma–primary survey CPG. It has been updated to include key points and background, as well as a detailed table with suggested approach to assessment in the secondary … Continued

Updated CPG: Diabetes insipidus

The Diabetes insipidus CPG has been updated and reviewed by the CPG committee and endorsed by the Paediatric Improvement Collaborative (July 2022). It includes new key points, background, assessment and management sections. There is additional detail on assessment and management of central versus nephrogenic causes of diabetes insipidus, as well as the inclusion of a … Continued