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New PedsPacs!

Posted: Dec 20, 2018
We have two new Pediatric Packs (PedsPacs) available online: Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children, and acute exacerbations of asthma are one of the most common reasons for children to seek emergency care and require urgent hospitalization. Our practical tools for severe asthma include a pocket card, management algorithm, pre-printed or...

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Updated Resources - Revised PedsPacs

Posted: Dec 18, 2018
Our practical tools, Pediatric Packs (PedsPacs) have recently undergone minor revisions for consistency and formatting. The updated resources are listed below: Sepsis Status epilepticus Anaphylaxis These updates have only been applied to the English versions, the French updates are coming soon! Please ensure you have the most up-to-date versions of the...

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Multicenter trial of a combination probiotic for children with gastroenteritis

Posted: Dec 03, 2018
Gastroenteritis accounts for approximately 1.7 million visits to the emergency department (ED) by children in the United States every year. Data to determine whether the use of probiotics improves outcomes in these children are lacking. Dr. Stephen Freedman from Pediatric Emergency Research Canada and TREKK content advisor for gastroenteritis led this ...

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