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August 18, 2016

TREKK E-update: August 18th, 2016

Summer is drawing to a close, but TREKK won’t be taking a break anytime soon! Scroll down to learn about our new resources, upcoming events and latest podcasts.

In This Issue...

New resources for febrile status epilepticus on trekk.ca

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI)

EMCases podcast on congenital heart disease emergencies

Upcoming Webinar: Paediatric sepsis: The importance of data as a foundation for improvement

New resources for febrile status epilepticus on trekk.ca

Visit trekk.ca to read up on our latest topic, febrile status epilepticus. The new resources, compiled by TREKK content advisor Dr. Lawrence Richer, include bottom line recommendations, clinical guidelines, systematic reviews, systematic review summaries and key studies. 

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI)

The goal of PAMI is to improve the safety of patients by developing tools for health care providers to recognize, assess, and manage acute and chronic pain in settings such as the Emergency Department. The PAMI site also includes pain related resources, apps/podcasts and learning modules. 

Find out more about PAMI here

Looking for more information on treating pain in children? Check out the latest work from TREKK's content advisor for acute pain Dr. Samina Ali, who is working on pain management guidelines for Canadian children.

EMCases podcast on congenital heart disease emergencies

In the latest EM Cases' podcast, Drs. Gary Joubert and Ashley Strobel take a practical approach to congenital heart disease emergencies using a child's age, colour and some simple tests. 

 

Listen to Congenital Heart Disease Emergencies podcast

Upcoming Webinar: Paediatric sepsis: The importance of data as a foundation for improvement

September 14, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Presenters: Dr. Melissa J Parker, BSc, MSc, MD

Objectives:

  • What the current data show us versus what we believe is happening
  • What can be done to fill that knowledge gap
  • What good data could look like and how it may be used for quality improvement

Register for this CAPHC podcast here

Contact Us

Any questions, comments, feedback?  We'd love to hear from you.

Contact the Central Admin Team at trekk@chrim.ca or 
call (204) 975 7744.  Or send your comments via the feedback tab on our website.

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Phone: (204) 975-7744