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Sick All Night - A storybook on gastroenteritis
Posted by TREKK member on October 17, 2017

Learn about Salima and Ali's experiences with gastroenteritis through an interactive story book, created in partnership with Evidence in Child Health to Enhance Outcomes (ECHO) & Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence. Browse through the interactive gastroenteritis page for information on the signs, symptoms, treatment, and management of g...

2017 Pediatric Emergency Care Conference
Posted by TREKK member on October 19, 2017

On Friday, November 17, 2017, the IWK Health Centre will be hosting the 2017 Pediatric Emergency Care Conference for Atlantic Canadian Front Line Health Care Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Paramedics, Respiratory Therapists, Crisis/Social Workers and In-House Staff).


Most acutely ill and injured children in Canada are managed within emergency departments that are not part of a children’s hospital. Difficulties in getting the right resources and training have been cited as barriers to providing the best possible care in these settings. This has resulted in variable levels of emergency care for children within Canada.