How to Breathe Easier


Paediatric Respiratory Emergencies and Pre-Hospital Decision Making for Paramedics.

This session looks at the common paediatric presentations of noisy breathing and explores, via a diagnostic reasoning format, how to decipher which patients have what diagnosis.

Introduction Diagnostic Reasoning and its application in Pre-hospital Care, a framework for the initial assessment of the child with respiratory distress

Presenters: Dr Katie Reeves has worked at Queensland Children’s Hospital as an emergency physician since its opening in 2014, and holds the prehospital and ambulance liaison role for the ED. Her interests lie in critical incident debriefing, resuscitology, departmental flow and neonatal jaundice.

Dr Robyn Brady is a paediatric emergency physician with over 25 years’ experience. Working at the Queensland Children’s Hospital her areas of interest are point of care ultrasound (POCUS) and diagnostic reasoning.

Presented by Dr Katie Reeves & Dr Robyn Brady



50 minutes
21st Sep 2020
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