Journal articles

The Pediatric Emergency Research Network: a decade old and growing.

Bressan S, Klassen TP, Dalziel SR, Babl FE, Benito J, Chamberlain J, Chang TP, Freedman SB, Kohn Loncarica G, Lyttle MD, Mintegi S, Mistry RD, Nigrovic LE, Plint AC, Rino P, Roland D, Van De Mosselaer G, Oostenbrink R, Kuppermann N.Eur J Emerg Med. 2021 Oct 1;28(5):341-343. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000847.PMID: 34433789 No abstract available.

Need for recovery and physician well-being in emergency departments: national survey findings.

Cottey L, Roberts T, Graham B, Horner D, Latour JM, Enki D, Lyttle MD, Stevens KN; Trainee Emergency Research Network (TERN) and Paediatric Emergency Research in the UK and Ireland (PERUKI).Eur J Emerg Med. 2021 Oct 1;28(5):386-393. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000850.PMID: 34285172

Validating clinical practice guidelines for the management of febrile infants presenting to the emergency department in the UK and Ireland.

Waterfield T, Lyttle MD, Munday C, Foster S, McNulty M, Platt R, Barrett M, Rogers E, Durnin S, Jameel N, Maney JA, McGinn C, McFetridge L, Mitchell H, Puthucode D, Roland D; Paediatric Emergency Research in the UK and Ireland (PERUKI).Arch Dis Child. 2021 Sep 16:archdischild-2021-322586. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2021-322586. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34531196

Psychological distress and trauma during the COVID-19 pandemic: survey of doctors practising anaesthesia, intensive care medicine, and emergency medicine in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Roberts T, Hirst R, Sammut-Powell C, Reynard C, Daniels J, Horner D, Lyttle MD, Samuel K, Graham B, Barrett MJ, Foley J, Cronin J, Umana E, Vinagre J, Carlton E; TERN; PERUKI; I-TERN; RAFT, TRIC and SATURN Collaborators.Br J Anaesth. 2021 Aug;127(2):e78-e80. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2021.05.017. Epub 2021 May 28.PMID: 34176596 No abstract available.

A survey of mHealth use from a physician perspective in paediatric emergency care in the UK and Ireland.

Jahn HK, Jahn IHJ, Behringer W, Lyttle MD, Roland D; Paediatric Emergency Research United Kingdom and Ireland (PERUKI).Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Aug;180(8):2409-2418. doi: 10.1007/s00431-021-04023-0. Epub 2021 Mar 25.PMID: 33763717 Free PMC article.

Structures of paediatric pain management: a PERUKI service evaluation study.

Durnin S, Barrett MJ, Lyttle MD, Hartshorn S; PERUKI.BMJ Paediatr Open. 2021 Jul 26;5(1):e001159. doi: 10.1136/bmjpo-2021-001159. eCollection 2021.PMID: 34395928 Free PMC article.

Psychological distress and trauma in doctors providing frontline care during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom and Ireland: a prospective longitudinal survey cohort study.

Roberts T, Daniels J, Hulme W, Hirst R, Horner D, Lyttle MD, Samuel K, Graham B, Reynard C, Barrett M, Foley J, Cronin J, Umana E, Vinagre J, Carlton E; TheTrainee Emergency Research Network (TERN); Paediatric Emergency Research in the UK and Ireland (PERUKI); Research and Audit Federation of Trainees (RAFT), Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network (ITERN and Trainee Research in Intensive Care (TRIC)); Ireland Trainee Emergency Research Network (I-TERN) Collaborators; Research and Audit Federation of Trainees (RAFT), Trainee Research in Intensive Care (TRIC) and Specialist Anaesthesia Trainee led Audit and Research Network (SATURN) Collaborators.BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 9;11(7):e049680. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049680.PMID: 34244282 Free PMC article.

Psychological distress during the acceleration phase of the COVID-19 pandemic: a survey of doctors practising in emergency medicine, anaesthesia and intensive care medicine in the UK and Ireland.

Roberts T, Daniels J, Hulme W, Hirst R, Horner D, Lyttle MD, Samuel K, Graham B, Reynard C, Barrett M, Foley J, Cronin J, Umana E, Vinagre J, Carlton E; collaborators of TERN, RAFT, PERUKI, ITERN, TRIC, and SATARN.Emerg Med J. 2021 Jun;38(6):450-459. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2020-210438. Epub 2021 Apr 8.PMID: 33832926 Free PMC article.

Study Pre-protocol for "BronchStart - The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Timing, Age and Severity of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Emergency Presentations; a Multi-Centre Prospective Observational Cohort Study".

Williams TC, Lyttle MD, Cunningham S, Sinha I, Swann OV, Maxwell-Hodkinson A, Roland D; Paediatric Emergency Research in the UK and Ireland (PERUKI).Wellcome Open Res. 2021 May 19;6:120. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16778.1. eCollection 2021.PMID: 34458589 Free PMC article.

 

Ingestion of metallic foreign bodies: A Paediatric Emergency Research in the United Kingdom and Ireland survey of current practice and hand‐held metal detector use

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2021

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jpc.15343

Validating clinical practice guidelines for the management of children with non-blanching rashes in the UK (PiC): a prospective, multicentre cohort study

Lancet Infectious Diseases 2020

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33186517/

 

Pediatric acute asthma scoring systems: a systematic review and survey of UK practice

JACEP 2020

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7593416/

 

Mobile device and app use in paediatric emergency care: a survey of departmental practice in the UK and Ireland Archives of Disease in Childhood 2019

https://adc.bmj.com/content/104/12/1203

 

Need for recovery amongst emergency physicians in the UK and Ireland: a cross-sectional survey

BMJ Open 2020

https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/11/e041485

The “Petechiae in children” (PiC) study: evaluating potential clinical decision rules for the management of feverish children with non-blanching rashes, including the role of point of care testing for Procalcitonin & Neisseria meningitidis DNA – a study protocol

Waterfield T, Lyttle MD, Fairley D, McKenna J, Woolfall K, Lynn F, Maney JA , Roland D, Weir A, Shields MD, on behalf of Paediatric Emergency Research in the UK and Ireland (PERUKI)

BMC Pediatrics 2018;18:246 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1220-x

Incidence of medically attended paediatric burns across the UK

Katie Davies, Emma Louise Johnson, Linda Hollén, Hywel M Jones, Mark D Lyttle, Sabine Maguire, Alison Mary Kemp, on behalf of PERUKI

Paediatric traumatic cardiac arrest: a Delphi study to establish consensus on definition and management

Rickard AC, Vassallo J, Nutbeam T, Lyttle MD, Maconochie IK, Enki DG, Smith JE, on behalf of PERUKI

Emerg Med J doi: 10.1136/emermed-2017-207226

A qualitative feasibility study to inform a randomised controlled trial of fluid bolus therapy in septic shock

O'Hara CB, Canter RR, Mouncey PR, Carter A, Jones N, Nadel S, Peters MJ, Lyttle MD, Harrison DA, Rowan KM, Inwald D, Woolfall K.  

Arch Dis Child doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2016-312515

Emergency treatment with levetiracetam or phenytoin in status epilepticus in children—the EcLiPSE study: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Lyttle MD, Gamble C, Messahel S, Hickey H, Iyer A, Woolfall K, Humphreys A, Bacon NEA, Roper L, Babl FE, Dalziel SR, Ryan M, Appleton RE, supported by Paediatric Emergency Research in the United Kingdom & Ireland (PERUKI)

Trials, doi:10.1186/s13063-017-2010-8.

Paediatric Traumatic Cardiac Arrest - reviews to inform a modified Delphi consensus on management

Prior to the launch of the online modified Delphi study to derive a consensus on how we should manage children who have a had a traumatic cardiac arrest, a number of literature reviews were undertaken on potential steps in any algorithm to assess the volume and quality of evidence.  A number of these have now made it onto the Best BETs website, and can be accessed by clicking on the titles below:

Confirmation of traumatic cardiac arrest in children.  Ledger L, Lyttle MD.

The efficacy of chest compressions in paediatric traumatic arrest.  Bowles F, Rawlinson K.

Is Rapid Fluid Resuscitation Appropriate in Paediatric Traumatic Cardiac Arrest?  Dougherty T, Stewart H.

Does Resuscitation with Blood Improve Outcome in Paediatric Trauma Cardiac Arrest?  Dougherty T, Stewart H.

Markers of futility of resuscitation for paediatric patients following a traumatic cardiac arrest:: a literature review to inform the PERUKI (PTCA) consensus study.  Waterfield T, Maney JA.

'Single-checked' Patient Group Directions during initial nurse assessment within paediatric emergency departments of the UK and Ireland.

Bird C, Sinclair AG, Hartshorn S, on behalf of PERUKI

European Journal of Emergency Medicine, doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000447

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A qualitative study of the barriers to procedural sedation practices in paediatric emergency medicine in the UK and Ireland

McCoy S, Lyttle MD, Hartshorn S, Larkin P, Brenner M, O'Sullivan R, on behalf of PERUKI

Emerg Med J doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-205418

See also the linked editorial

Establishing the research priorities of paediatric emergency medicine clinicians in the UK and Ireland

Hartshorn S, O'Sullivan, Maconochie IK, Bevan C, Cleugh F, Lyttle MD on behalf of PERUKI

Emerg Med J 2015;32:864-868

doi:10.1136/emermed-2014-204484

Ardolino A, Cheung CR, Lawrence T, Bouamra O, Lecky F, Berry K, Lyttle M, Roland D, Koralage N, Issa S, Chaudhary A, Maconochie I, on behalf of the PERUKI group.  

Emerg Med J 2015;32:397-400

doi:10.1136/emermed-2013-203251.

Which intravenous bronchodilators are being administered to children presenting with acute severe wheeze in the UK and Ireland?

Morris I, Lyttle MD, O’Sullivan R, Sargant N, Doull IJM, Powell CVE on behalf of the PERUKI network

Thorax 2015;70:88-91

doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206041

Variation in treatment of acute childhood wheeze in emergency departments of the United Kingdom and Ireland: an international survey of clinician practice

Lyttle MD, O'Sullivan R, Doull I, Hartshorn S, Morris I, Powell CVE on behalf of PERUKI

Arch Dis Child 2015;100:121-125

doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-306591

Paediatric Emergency Research in the UK and Ireland (PERUKI): developing a collaborative for multicentre research

Lyttle MD, O'Sullivan R, Hartshorn S, Bevan C, Cleugh F, Maconochie IK on behalf of PERUKI.Arch Dis Child 2014;99:602-603doi:10.1136/archdischild-2013-304998

The accuracy of existing pre-hospital triage tools for injured children in England - an analysis using trauma registry data.

Cheung R, Ardolino A, Lawrence T, Bouamra O, Lecky F, Berry K, Lyttle MD, Maconochie IK. Emerg Med J 2013 Jun;30(6):476-9.doi: 10.1136/emermed-2012-201324.

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