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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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2019
Posted by TREKK member on June 13, 2019

June is Brain Injury Awareness Week (BIAM)! BIAM is all about raising awareness about the prevalence of acquired brain injury, the impact on individuals and families, the ways we can make changes and do better, and how everyone can support a person in their community. Our evidence repository is full of resources for treating and managing pediat...

NEW Parent Tools!
Posted by TREKK member on May 30, 2019

We have a variety of knowledge translation tools for parents and caregivers on common acute pediatric conditions. These tools are designed to provide evidence-based health information to parents and families to aid them in caring for their sick children at home, and to aid them in understanding when emergency department care should appropriately...


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.