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April 23, 2015

TREKK E-update: April 23, 2015

Spring is here and so are new recommendations, resources and blogs from TREKK. Read below to find out what's new on!

In This Issue...

New Resources from TREKK

April Blog Posts

Help us spread the word about TREKK!

New Resources from TREKK

Check out these new additions to

  1. Bottom line recommendations for multisystem trauma
  2. French bottom line recommendations for diabetic ketoacidosis
  3. Evidence repository for asthma (including open access links to clinical practice guidelines, Cochrane summaries and systematic reviews)

Stay tuned for more upcoming resources including bottom line recommendations for procedural sedation and sepsis, evidence summaries for helmet use, pneumonia & sore throat and evidence repositories for meningitis, intussusception & status epilepticus.  

April Blog Posts

Check out the TREKK blog for the following new posts:

  • Making Medical Procedures Less Painful for Kids - Evidence for Clinicians (by Dr. Samina Ali)
  • Treating Gastroenteritis - Evidence for Clinicians (by Dr. Moshe Ipp)
  • Bicycle Helmets - Now That's Using Your Head! (Dr. Tony Woodward)

We'll be posting a blog each week on a new topic in pediatric emergency medicine until the end of May, so make sure to check back or follow us on the TREKK Twitter page for upcoming topics such as otitis media, concussion, mental health and diabetic ketoacidosis. In addition, you can follow the Cochrane Child Health monthly Twitter Journal Club for a live discussion on some of these topics.

Help us spread the word about TREKK!

We want to expand our TREKK network and ensure that all healthcare professionals working in emergency settings in Canada know about our tools and resources. Please help us spread the word about TREKK with your colleagues by telling them about and encouraging them to sign up for our e-update.

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