CRE Projects

ICS: Randomised Placebo Controlled Trial of Inhaled Corticosteroids for Treatment of Acute and Chronic Cough in Children

Cough is the most common symptom presenting to primary care services in Australia and internationally. It is also the most common reason for referrals to paediatricians and respiratory physicians. Cough...

BIS - Multi-centre Bronchiectasis Study: A collaborative and international study of Bronchiectasis in Indigenous children

Indigenous children in remote Australia have extremely high rates of pneumonia; some get better while others develop bronchiectasis (a chronic suppurative lung disease characterised by chronic wet cough). Chronic wet...

ABIS2 - Randomised controlled trial of azithromycin to reduce the morbidity of severe bronchiolitis in young Indigenous children

Bronchiolitis remains the most common acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRTI) in infants. It causes inflammation of the small airways, increased mucous production and necrosis of epithelial tissue. In paediatrics,...