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CanadiEM blog: TREKK Series | Bronchiolitis

TREKK and CanadiEM have come together to translate the latest PEM guidelines on bronchiolitis.

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CanadiEM Blog: TREKK Series | Multisystem Trauma

TREKK and CanadiEM have come together to translate the latest guidelines in pediatric emergency medicine. The second post in this blog series is on multisystem trauma. Join Drs. Ashley Lubberdink, Kaif Pardhan & Sue Beno, as they translate the TREKK Bottom Line Recommendation and run through the case - a 10 year old boy brought into the Pediatric ED after he has been in a collision on an ATV. ...

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Bronchiolitis resources

Bronchiolitis season is in full effect. See our resources for managing and treating bronchiolitis here.

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Croup video

We have a new resource available for parents! Watch our new video about croup to learn about symptoms to watch for, ways to manage croup at home and when you need to seek medical attention. Please feel free to share the video with colleagues and parents. Watch the croup video here and check out our other parent tools here.

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Gastroenteritis video for parents

Vote now for our latest parent resource! We are thrilled to have supported ECHO and ARCHE on the creation of this whiteboard video called "My Child is Vomiting and Has Diarrhea." This tool is for parents to help them decide when to take their child to the emergency department with gastroenteritis.

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New Bottom Line Recommendation: Procedural Pain

Minimizing procedure-related pain should be a routine part of emergency department care for children. Our new Bottom Line Recommendation on procedural pain was produced by TREKK content advisors Dr. Samina Ali and Dr. Amy Drendel and is available here. French version coming soon!

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Knowledge Nudge: How does TREKK transform the latest evidence into useful tools?

We translate the latest evidence in pediatric emergency care into tools for healthcare professionals, patients and families. How? TREKK Knowledge Broker Leah Crockett breaks our process down into 7 steps. To read the full article on how we do it, click here.

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New Evidence Repository

Our new Evidence Repository is acute otitis media — a common, symptomatic infection of the middle ear. Bottom Line Recommendations are coming soon, thanks to our content adviser, Dr. Nicole Le Saux, from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

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Outstanding Mentor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Plint, TREKK content advisor for bronchiolitis and TREKK Board of Directors member, for winning the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute. Find out more about Dr. Plint's award here.

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New Bottom Line Recommendation: Asthma

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children. Our new Bottom Line Recommendation on asthma is now available in English!

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Updated gastroenteritis bottom line recommendation

The TREKK gastroenteritis bottom line recommendations have undergone their 2 year review with content advisor Stephen Freedman and the TREKK Steering committee. See the updated recommendations here. The updated French translation will be available soon.

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New website helps parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries

A new resource to help parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries that don’t require emergency department (ED) treatment is available online. Created by a team of emergency doctors and clinicians from Alberta Children's Hospital and Stollery Children's Hospital, Health Education and Learning (HEAL) aims to provide families across Alberta with easily accessible, reliable information ...

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New topic: febrile status epilepticus

Read up on our latest topic, febrile status epilepticus. The new resources, compiled by TREKK content advisor Dr. Lawrence Richer, include bottom line recommendations, clinical guidelines, systematic reviews, systematic review summaries and key studies.

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Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI)

Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI) is an e-Learning and patient safety educational project aimed at improving the safety of patients of all ages by developing tools and learning modules for health care providers to recognize, assess, and manage acute and chronic pain in acute care settings.

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Mona Jabbour receives the Michel Weber Education Award

Congratulations to TREKK co-director, Dr. Mona Jabbour, who received the Michel Weber Education Award for her significant and positive impact on learners in child and youth health.

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Federal Government Renews Support for TREKK

TREKK renewed by the Government of Canada

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TREKK croup story book

New tools for parents and families: find out about Michael and his parents' experience with croup through an interactive story book.

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Dr. Kathy Boutis and Dr. Amy Plint with landmark study on ankle injuries

Is it a fracture or a sprain? Boutis and colleagues debunk common presumptive diagnosis of SH1DF in children with lateral ankle injuries.

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