Publications by authors named "Franz E Babl"

100Publications

Exposure and confidence across critical airway procedures in pediatric emergency medicine: An international survey study.

Am J Emerg Med 2020 Dec 31;42:70-77. Epub 2020 Dec 31.

Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT), Australia and New Zealand; Paediatric Emergency Department, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University, Australia.

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December 2020

What is the risk of missing orbital cellulitis in children?

Arch Dis Child 2021 Jan 8. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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January 2021

Mental health presentations to the paediatric emergency department: A retrospective study.

J Paediatr Child Health 2021 Jan 6. Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Emergency Department, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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January 2021

Where are children seen in Australian emergency departments? Implications for research efforts.

Emerg Med Australas 2021 Jan 3. Epub 2021 Jan 3.

Emergency Department Epidemiology Network, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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January 2021

Long-Term Intellectual Function After Traumatic Brain Injury in Very Young Children.

J Head Trauma Rehabil 2020 Nov 13. Epub 2020 Nov 13.

Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Drs Crowe, Catroppa, Babl, Godfrey, and Anderson); School of Psychological Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Drs Crowe, Godfrey, and Anderson); and Psychology Service (Drs Crowe, Godfrey, and Anderson) and Emergency Department (Dr Babl), Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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November 2020

The challenge of infrequency.

Acta Paediatr 2020 Oct 30. Epub 2020 Oct 30.

Department of Emergency Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Vic., Australia.

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October 2020

Psychotropic medication use for paediatric mental health patients in an emergency department.

Emerg Med Australas 2020 Sep 30. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Emergency Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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September 2020

Febrile children in the Emergency Department: Frequency and predictors of poor outcome.

Acta Paediatr 2020 Sep 30. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Department of Emergency Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia.

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September 2020

Intubation practices for children in emergency departments and intensive care units across Australia and New Zealand: A survey of medical staff.

Emerg Med Australas 2020 Dec 23;32(6):1052-1058. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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December 2020

High-Flow Nasal Cannula as Rescue Therapy in Bronchiolitis.

JAMA Pediatr 2020 Sep 21. Epub 2020 Sep 21.

Children's Emergency Department, Starship Children's Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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September 2020

Interventions for escalation of therapy for acute exacerbations of asthma in children: An overview of Cochrane reviews.

Paediatr Respir Rev 2020 Aug 20. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Cochrane Hypertension Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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August 2020

Neuroimaging in paediatric mild traumatic brain injury: a systematic review.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2020 11 6;118:643-653. Epub 2020 Sep 6.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Periprocedural analgesia and sedation in air enema reduction for intussusception: A retrospective Australian cohort study.

J Paediatr Child Health 2020 Sep 9. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Emergency Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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September 2020

Risk of Leukemia in Children With Peripheral Facial Palsy.

Ann Emerg Med 2020 Aug 9. Epub 2020 Aug 9.

Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT), Melbourne, Australia; Emergency Department, Starship Children's Hospital, and the Departments of Surgery and Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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August 2020

Interventions for escalation of therapy for acute exacerbations of asthma in children: an overview of Cochrane Reviews.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2020 08 5;8:CD012977. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

Cochrane Hypertension Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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August 2020

ENTERAL HYDRATION IN HIGH FLOW THERAPY.

J Paediatr Child Health 2020 06;56(6):989

Pediatric Critical Care Research Group, Queensland Children's Hospital and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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June 2020

Establishing a research network.

J Paediatr Child Health 2020 06 4;56(6):857-863. Epub 2020 May 4.

Emergency Department, Perth Children's Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

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June 2020

Children and adolescents with severe acute behavioural disturbance in the emergency department.

Emerg Med Australas 2020 10 28;32(5):747-755. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Emergency Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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October 2020

First-line oxygen therapy with high-flow in bronchiolitis is not cost saving for the health service.

Arch Dis Child 2020 10 10;105(10):975-980. Epub 2020 Apr 10.

Paediatric Critical Care Research Group, The University of Queensland Child Health Research Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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October 2020

Enteral hydration in high-flow therapy for infants with bronchiolitis: Secondary analysis of a randomised trial.

J Paediatr Child Health 2020 Jun 11;56(6):950-955. Epub 2020 Feb 11.

Pediatric Critical Care Research Group, Queensland Children's Hospital and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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June 2020

Delphi assessment of audit and research priorities in an emergency department.

Emerg Med Australas 2020 08 5;32(4):556-561. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Emergency Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2020

Oral Ondansetron to Reduce Vomiting in Children Receiving Intranasal Fentanyl and Inhaled Nitrous Oxide for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Ann Emerg Med 2020 06 24;75(6):735-743. Epub 2020 Jan 24.

Emergency Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2020

Epidemiology and effects of fluid bolus administration in the paediatric emergency department.

Emerg Med Australas 2020 06 23;32(3):466-472. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Department of Emergency Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2020

In reply.

Ann Emerg Med 2019 12;74(6):821-823

Emergency Department, Starship Children's Health, Auckland, New Zealand; Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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December 2019

Liquid gold: the cost-effectiveness of urine sample collection methods for young precontinent children.

Arch Dis Child 2020 03 23;105(3):253-259. Epub 2019 Aug 23.

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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March 2020

Performance of Two Head Injury Decision Rules Evaluated on an External Cohort of 18,913 Children.

J Surg Res 2020 01 20;245:426-433. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Emergency Department, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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January 2020

Intravenous ceftriaxone at home versus intravenous flucloxacillin in hospital for children with cellulitis: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 10 13;19(10):1101-1108. Epub 2019 Aug 13.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Hospital-In-The-Home Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Re: Choosing the discount rate in an economic analysis.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 10 4;31(5):899-900. Epub 2019 Aug 4.

Center for Heathcare Policy and Research, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California, USA.

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October 2019

Facial nerve palsy in children.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 07;55(7):878-879

Emergency Department, Starship Children's Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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July 2019

Does fluid bolus therapy increase blood pressure in children with sepsis?

Emerg Med Australas 2020 02 25;32(1):54-60. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2020

Review article: A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part X. Understanding economic evaluation alongside emergency medicine research.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 10 24;31(5):710-714. Epub 2019 Jun 24.

Center for Heathcare Policy and Research, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California, USA.

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October 2019

Characterisation of serum total tau following paediatric traumatic brain injury: a case-control study.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2019 08 21;3(8):558-567. Epub 2019 Jun 21.

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2019

Pharmacotherapy in bronchiolitis at discharge from emergency departments within the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks: a retrospective analysis.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2019 08 7;3(8):539-547. Epub 2019 Jun 7.

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2019

National guidelines for bronchiolitis.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 06;55(6):728

Emergency Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2019

Review article: A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part VIII. Implementation science: An introduction.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 06 24;31(3):332-338. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent's Health Australia and Australian Catholic University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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June 2019

Cellulitis: oral versus intravenous and home versus hospital-what makes clinicians decide?

Arch Dis Child 2020 04 20;105(4):413-415. Epub 2019 Apr 20.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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April 2020

Review article: A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part IX. How to conduct a systematic review in the field of emergency medicine.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 08 15;31(4):516-524. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Cochrane Hypertension Group, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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August 2019

Efficacy and safety of intravenous ceftriaxone at home versus intravenous flucloxacillin in hospital for children with cellulitis (CHOICE): a single-centre, open-label, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 05 7;19(5):477-486. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Hospital-In-The-Home Department, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Traumatic brain injury in young children with isolated scalp haematoma.

Arch Dis Child 2019 07 4;104(7):664-669. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Departmentof Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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July 2019

Paediatric emergency department presentations due to feeding tube complications in children with cerebral palsy.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 Oct 30;55(10):1230-1236. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Neurodevelopment and Disability, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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October 2019

Delayed Presentations to Emergency Departments of Children With Head Injury: A PREDICT Study.

Ann Emerg Med 2019 07 14;74(1):1-10. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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July 2019

Development and Validation of a Cellulitis Risk Score: The Melbourne ASSET Score.

Pediatrics 2019 02 3;143(2). Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; and.

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February 2019

Review article: A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part VII. Considering a research higher degree in emergency medicine: How does it work, where to start, what to consider.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 02 11;31(1):4-10. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2019

Is chloride worth its salt?

Intensive Care Med 2019 02 28;45(2):275-277. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Sepsis Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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February 2019

Variability of outcome measures in trials of intravenous therapy in acute severe paediatric asthma: a systematic review.

Emerg Med J 2019 Apr 27;36(4):225-230. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Monash Emergency Research Collaborative, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

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April 2019

A comprehensive systematic review of stakeholder attitudes to alternatives to prospective informed consent in paediatric acute care research.

BMC Med Ethics 2018 11 20;19(1):89. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Emergency Medicine Research, Children's Emergency Department, Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland District Health Board, Private Bag 92024, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand.

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November 2018

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Clinical Decision Rules PECARN, CATCH, and CHALICE With Usual Care for the Management of Pediatric Head Injury.

Ann Emerg Med 2019 05 15;73(5):429-439. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2019

Effect of Fluid Bolus Therapy on Extravascular Lung Water Measured by Lung Ultrasound in Children With a Presumptive Clinical Diagnosis of Sepsis.

J Ultrasound Med 2019 Jun 29;38(6):1537-1544. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2019

Predicting Concussion Recovery in Children and Adolescents in the Emergency Department.

Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2018 09 19;18(11):78. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Clinical Sciences Research, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Level 4 West, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC, 3012, Australia.

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September 2018

In reply.

Ann Emerg Med 2018 09;72(3):325-326

Starship Children's Health, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand; Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand.

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September 2018

Impact of Moderate Exercise on Post-concussive Symptoms and Cognitive Function after Concussion in Children and Adolescents Compared to Healthy Controls.

Int J Sports Med 2018 Sep 1;39(9):696-703. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Cuyahoga County Court Clinic, Cuyahoga County Court Clinic, Cleveland, United States.

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September 2018

High-Flow Oxygen Therapy in Infants with Bronchiolitis.

N Engl J Med 2018 06;378(25):2446-2447

Centre for Children’s Health Research, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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June 2018

A Systematic Review of the Psychometric Properties of the Modified Behavioral Pain Scale (MBPS).

J Pediatr Nurs 2018 May - Jun;40:14-26. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia; Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Canada.

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October 2018