Petechiae in Children: Tom Waterfield at DFTB19

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Team DFTB. Petechiae in Children: Tom Waterfield at DFTB19, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at:
https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.21206

 

Perhaps it was the story of Ezra and his mum, Sorina, who Tom had treated as a PICU registrar that fuelled his interest in research? But what he recognized, when he went to work in the ED, is that despite having seen the worst possible outcome s is that not all children with a petechial illness have meningo-coccaemia.  Our current practice guidelines are based on data from a time before vaccination.

 

You can take a look at the study protocol for PiC here.

 

 

 

 

 

This talk was recorded live at DFTB19 in London, England. With the theme of  “The Journey” we wanted to consider the journeys our patients and their families go on, both metaphorical and literal. DFTB20 will be held in Brisbane, Australia.

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One Response to "Petechiae in Children: Tom Waterfield at DFTB19"

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    Kene Maduemem 1 month ago .Reply

    Well children with non-spreading petechial rash do not routinely need blood testing. That was my highlight! Thank you….

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