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February 19, 2015

TREKK E-update: February 19, 2015

We've been hard at work gathering and creating resources for health care professionals to use when treating children in the emergency department. Thank you so much to everyone who has taken part in this work. 

See below for some of the great tools and resources now available on  Please share them with your colleagues and tell us how you use them in your practice. We always want feedback!

Sincerely, the TREKK Team

In This Issue...

Bottom Line Recommendations

Evidence Repository

Pediatric Emergency Podcasts

Learning Tools

Bottom Line Recommendations

We've created a series of 1-2 page bottom line recommendations for treating and managing pediatric conditions in the emergency department. Visit our resource repository to see our English recommendations for croup, bronchiolitis, gastroenteritis, diabetic ketoacidosis and concussion or our French recommendations for croup and gastroenteritis

Stay tuned for upcoming documents including recommendations for procedural sedation, severe head injury, multisystem trauma, sepsis and status epilepticus.

Evidence Repository

We've worked with content advisors from across Canada to pull together a repository of evidence for the treatment and management of certain pediatric conditions in the emergency department. This includes clinical practice guidelines and pathways, overviews of systematic reviews, systematic reviews and key studies. 

Check out our evidence repositories for croup, gastroenteritis, bronchiolitis, diabetic ketoacidosis, concussion, sepsis, severe head injury and fractures.

Coming soon - procedural sedation, status epilepticus, asthma, meningitis, multisystem trauma, intussussception and congenital heart defect (1st presentation). 

Pediatric Emergency Podcasts

TREKK has partnered with Dr. Anton Helman and his team at Emergency Medicine Cases to create and promote a series of podcasts on treating pediatric conditions in the emergency department. Visit our podcast repository to see what's currently available.  

Coming soon - podcasts on diabetic ketoacidosis and status epilepticus featuring our TREKK content advisors

Learning Tools

Visit the newest section of our resource repository featuring learning tools for treating and managing pediatric conditions in the emergency department. Click here to see the concussion learning tools or TREKK Talk on gastroenteritis currently available. 

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