Dr Sarah McNab of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne discusses the PIMS study and intravenous fluid management in paediatrics.
Sarah is a sleep-deprived mother of two young boys. In her spare time she is a General Paediatrician working at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and is currently completing a PhD. She was the lead investigator in the PIMS (Paediatric Intravenous Maintenance Solution) study: a large, randomised control trial comparing isotonic and hypotonic fluids for maintenance hydration in children. She has particular interests in quality and safety in healthcare as well as education.
From the 2013 Paediatric Acute Care Conference in Noosa.