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

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New Evidence Repository: Urinary Tract Infections
Posted by TREKK member on July 23, 2018

We have a new evidence repository for urinary tract infections (UTI). A common diagnosis among infants and children, UTI can lead to renal scarring, hypertension and end stage renal disease (ESRD) if missed. Click here to see our resources for UTI, Bottom Line Recommendation coming soon!

Study Highlight - Publication Bias in Child Health
Posted by TREKK member on July 23, 2018

Trial registration requirements from journals may be reducing publication bias in child health research. Check out this blog post in Knowledge Nudge, highlighting Dr. Terry Klassen and Leah Crockett's recent study on publication bias in child health featured inJAMA Network Open. Read the full publication here.


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.