Abstracts 2019

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1A - Necrotising Pneumonia in a Toddler

1B - The Impact of Changes in Recommendations for Palivizumab Use in Early Childhood

1C - Co-relation of Vitamin D Deficiency with Severity of Pneumonia in Children Aged 2 Months to 5 Years Admitted in a Tertiary Care Hospital

1D - Cough and Hemoptysis in Children in India

1E - Case series - Tuberculosis TB - Where Are We Heading

1F - Engaging Doctors in Improving Care for Paediatric Community Acquired Pneumonia

1G - Impact of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Tuberculosis Guideline 2016 on Paediatric Latent Tuberculosis Screening cont.

1H - Respiratory Exacerbations in Post Infectious Obliterative Bronchiolitis

2A - Effectiveness of a Smoking Reduction Programme for Smoking Parents in Hong Kong

2B - Improving Awareness Among Staff About Smoking Cessation Strategies and Promoting Parental Smoking Cessation Referrals in a Paediatric Department

3A - Respiratory Monitoring by Pulse Oximetry Waveform Analysis in Acutely Wheezy Young Children

3B - Comparison Between Taste Tolerance of Dexamethasone cont,

3C - Developing a borough wide asthma school network through identification and support for symptomatic children -The Hillingdon approach.

3D - A Lesson in School Safety - The Asthma Friendly Schools Project

3E - Should I Mortgage My House or Move to Another Country Doc

3F - An Audit of Step Down Discharge Plan in Patients Attending Our Paediatric Observation and Assessment Unit (POAU) at Wythenshawe Hospital with Asthma Viral Induced Wheeze

3G - Group Clinics for Children Under Five Years with Wheeze -The Whittington Experience

3H - Defining Near Fatal Asthma

3I - Characteristics and Outcomes of Children and Young People Attending a Secondary Care Respiratory Clinic

3J - Ambulatory Care and Keeping Sick Children Out of Hospital - The Wheezy Child

3K - London-wide Variation in Ambulance Activity for Paediatric Asthma

3L - Adherence, Airway Inflammation and Adrenal Suppression in Children with Asthma

3M - Can We Do More To Prevent PICU Admissions cont.

4A - Lung Ultrasound in CF Exacerbation

4B - Clinical Characteristics of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Aspergillus Species Co-infected Cystic Fibrosis Patients in the UK

4C - A Case Report on Cystic fibrosis - Late Presentation and a Missed Opportunity

4D - Changing Pattern of Sweat Testing in the Post New-born Cystic Fibrosis Screening Era within a Regional Service 2007-2018

4E - Benefits of Patient Feedback in Quality Improvement of a Local Cystic Fibrosis Service

4F - Cost of Poverty and Deprivation on Health Outcomes of Children with Cystic Fibrosis - Is it Time to Re-think Medical Based Tariffs for Cystic Fibrosis Care

4G - Changing Population and Treatment of Children and Young People with Cystic Fibrosis in Post New-born Screening Era a Large Shared Care District General Perspective

4H - Exception to the rule, tuberculosis in CF

4I - Pseudomonas Aeruginosa from CF Patients Form Larger Biofilms in Vitro Than Those from Subjects with Bronchiectasis

5A - When Everything is Grey, Try Tomography

6A - Quality Improvement - A Quality Care Audit Toolkit for Respiratory and Sleep Physiology Services

6B - Childhood OSA is an Independent Determinant of Blood Pressure in Adulthood – A Longitudinal Follow-up Study

6C - Pre-operative Risk Stratification Pathway Improves Surgical Healthcare Utilisation etc

6D - Improving Recognition of Sick Children and Encouraging Use of Pulse Oximetry in Primary Care

6E - Evaluation of Overnight Oxygen Saturation and Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide Monitoring (TOSCA) as a Screening Tool for Sleep Disordered Breathing

6F - Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Children - Standards for Sleep Study Duration

6G - The McGill score in the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in children with associated medical conditions

7A - Dyspnoea in a girl with short stature and learning difficulties – a case report

7B - A Case Series of Normal Children with Chronic Cough and Unsafe Swallow; A Multidisciplinary Approach

8A - Tracheal compression from the innominate artery is associated with respiratory morbidity in children

8B - Long Term Outcome with Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM). Spirometry Following Conservative or Surgical Management.

8D - Case Report - An Unusual Presentation of Airway Obstruction in a Child

8E - 3 Cases of Vascular Rings in Childhood - Presentation - Management and Outcomes

9A - An Unusual Case of Neck Swelling

9B - The Perils of a Sore Throat

10A - Nutrition and Adverse Respiratory Outcomes in Extremely Prematurely-born Infants

11A - Improving Recognition Among Healthcare Professionals of Sick Children Especially with Sepsis in a Hospital Setting

poster presentation

The poster presentation forms a key part of the learning and networking opportunities at the conference and will be shared by senior colleagues.  Posters could focus on any interesting aspect of Paediatric Respiratory medicine including asthma, allergies, physiology, sleep/NIV, infections, epidemiology cystic fibrosis, transition, neonatal pulmonology, bronchoscopy, suppurative lung disease, congenital malformations respiratory intensive care & airway.  

King’s Paediatric Respiratory Conference has always been held in high esteem, both by participating faculty and attending delegates, primarily because of its cutting-edge scientific content.   The abstract submission process is your opportunity to help shape the content, to share the fruits of your labor with your peers and raise your professional profile.


We will be awarding the top 25 outstanding abstracts with a bursary to attend the Main Conference. Preference will be given to medical students, trainees, nurses, psychologist, social worker & other AHP. Bursary will provide a free place to the Main Conference only.



If selected for a poster presentation, the following will apply:

- You must supply your own poster in A1 portrait format.
- Your poster must be put up at the beginning of the conference and remain until the end of the conference – you are responsible for ensuring your poster is put up and removed.
- Please  note  in order  to  submit an  abstract  at the  conference  you need  to  be registered  as  a paid  delegate
- The  reviewers  will judge  the  abstracts according  to  the scientific  or  clinical value,  relevance  to conference,  suitability  of methods  to  aims, conclusions,  objectivity  of statements, description  of  methods used,  ethics, originality  of work and overall  impression.

2018 Conference Poster / Award Presentation Highlights