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Multicenter trial of a combination probiotic for children with gastroent...
Posted by TREKK member on December 03, 2018

Gastroenteritis accounts for approximately 1.7 million visits to the emergency department (ED) by children in the United States every year. Data to determine whether the use of probiotics improves outcomes in these children are lacking. Dr. Stephen Freedman from Pediatric Emergency Research Canada and TREKK content advisor for gastroenteritis le...

2019 Pediatric Emergency Research Canada Scientific Meeting
Posted by TREKK member on August 27, 2018

Since 2004 PERC members have been meeting on an annual basis. The PERC Annual Scientific Meeting provides researchers (junior and senior) and pediatric emergency fellows with the opportunity to share ongoing research findings and protocols under development with senior members. Based on presentations of new, ongoing, and completed research, inve...


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.