When to take your child to the ED and when to stay home? Stephen Porter outlines helpful tips for parents this holiday season in this Doctors' Notes op-ed in the Toronto Star. From fever, to breathing, to vomiting and injuries, Porter outlines tell-tale signs that your child may need to seek same-day attention and when it may be okay to skip a visit to the ER.
Stephen Porter, an emergency room physician at the Hospital for Sick Children and associate professor in U of T's Department of Paediatrics, is the Ontario Nodal Leader for TREKK and a member of the TREKK Steering Committee.
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