Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids

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who share the same goal - to improve emergency care for children across Canada.

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New video tells parents what to do about croup
Posted by TREKK member on February 13, 2017

The Winnipeg Free Press recently featured our croup video, saying it should be on every parents' "must-watch list". Click here to watch the video, which talks about the symptoms and treatments of croup, including what you can do at home, and when you need to go to the emergency room. Read the article here.

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Month
Posted by TREKK member on February 14, 2017

February is congenital heart defect awareness month, so we're sharing our CHD repository with you. Check it our here and find key studies, cochrane reviews, and even a podcast from Emergency Medicine Cases about pediatric CHD emergencies.


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.