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Updated resource - Gastroenteritis Bottom Line Recommendations

Our Bottom Line Recommendations for gastroenteritis have recently gone through their two-year review and update. As a part of our resource development process, all of our TREKK resources are reviewed and updated based on the latest evidence every two years. Gastroenteritis is an infection of the bowel (intestines) caused by a virus or bacteria that can cause diarrhea and vomiting. It is ...

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Updated resource - Croup Bottom Line Recommendations

Our Bottom Line Recommendations for croup have recently gone through their two year review and update. As a part of our resource development process, all of our TREKK resources are reviewed and updated based on the latest evidence every two years. Croup is a common respiratory illness caused by a viral infection in the airway. Accompanied by a barky cough and respiratory distress, this i...

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Brain Awareness Week

March 11-17 is Brain Awareness Week (BAW)! BAW is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Concussion is “a traumatic brain injury, induced by biomechanical forces”. Concussion results from acceleration and deceleration forces which may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an 'impulsive' ...

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Canadian Anaphylaxis Action Plan for Kids

The Canadian Anaphylaxis Action Plan for Kids (Kids’ CAP) is a tool to educate children and caregivers about anaphylaxis. The main focus of this tool is to answer two questions: 1) How to recognize the symptoms of anaphylaxis; 2) What are the appropriate treatment steps of a child experiencing an anaphylactic reaction.

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New PedsPac!

We have a new Pediatric Pack (PedsPac) available: Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a complication of new or existing Type 1 Diabetes. Pediatric DKA may be complicated by cerebral edema and due to this risk, is treated differently than adult DKA. Health care providers must follow a published pediatric-specific protocol when treating pediatric DKA. Early communication with the diabetes specialist at y...

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Publication highlight: Creation of an Integrated Knowledge Translation Process to Improve Pediatric Emergency Care in Canada

Can an integrated KT process address an information gap in healthcare practice? Check out this TREKK publication describing the methods for developing and disseminating the TREKK Evidence Repository to improve pediatric emergency care in Canada. Learn more about our process here.

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