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New Bottom Line Recommendation: Fever in Neonates and Infants
Posted by TREKK member on September 17, 2018

Neonates and young infants with fever account for a significant number of emergency department visits. Most of these infants have self-limited viral illnesses, however up to 10-13% of febrile young infants have a serious bacterial infection. Our Bottom Line Recommendation (BLR) for fever in neonates and infants is now available! See our BLR ...

Congratulations Drs. Hartling and Scott!
Posted by TREKK member on September 17, 2018

Congratulations to TREKK Co-Directors, Dr. Lisa Hartling and Dr. Shannon Scott, recipients of the 2018 Alumni Innovation Award from the University of Alberta! Drs. Hartling and Scott develop innovative, educational tools that help provide easy access to health information for parents and families. We're lucky to have you both as part of our TREK...


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.