Posted: Jul 08, 2021
With the goal of providing every child with the highest standard of emergency care, TREKK has been reaching far and wide to accomplish that. Many rural and remote hospitals, nursing stations and health centers have been using our evidence-based resources and tools to better the care provided to the children they treat.
Posted: Dec 16, 2021
Cannabis contains two well known components, Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ-9-THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD). The psychoactive properties of cannabis are typically attributed to Δ-9-THC, which is present in variable concentrations dependent on the strain, and absorbed at variable rates dependent on the mode of ingestion. We have a NEW Bottom Line Recommen...
Tags: Cannabis Intoxication
Posted: Dec 07, 2021
The prevalence of functional constipation in infants and toddlers is ~20%. IBS is also common, found in up to 15% of children. Learn more about treating children with constipation with TREKK's recently updated Bottom Line Recommendations.
Posted: Oct 14, 2021
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for North American adolescents. Children as young as 10 years old can experience suicidal ideation and engage in suicidal behavior. Suicide risk must be determined for all pediatric patients receiving mental health care in an emergency department.
Tags: Suicidal Risk Assessment
Posted: Jul 05, 2021
A key part of achieving TREKK’s goals is increasing our engagement of trainees (e.g. residents, graduate students) in resource development and implementation. This1-2 year program is designed to support trainees, early career clinicians and professionals.
Posted: Mar 29, 2021
Our fact sheet on pediatric COVID-19 was recently reviewed and updated! The resource is designed for emergency healthcare providers and has evidence-based information on clinical presentation, symptoms, testing and treatment for kids with COVID-19. Download the new resource here.
Posted: Mar 22, 2021
Asthma is a common condition that causes your airways to swell and fill with mucus. This can make it hard to breathe. Symptoms of asthma can be mild, moderate, or severe and can vary between children over time and across seasons. ⠀ ⠀ ECHO Research has created a new video for parents, with tips to help families understand common symptoms of asthma, how ...
Posted: Mar 15, 2021
It's Brain Awareness Week! Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign founded by the Dana Foundation, designed to foster public enthusiasm and support for brain science. We're highlighting two important resources related to treating children with brain injuries and developmental disabilities in the emergency department (ED):
Posted: Feb 23, 2021
Burns are a leading cause of unintentional injury and death in children, with the vast majority of cases occurring in the home. Regardless of the burn depth or extent, these injuries can have significant long-term functional, aesthetic, and psychological consequences for the child. We have a NEW Bottom Line Recommendation available for pediatric therma...
Posted: Feb 09, 2021
Bronchiolitis is a common viral illness, characterized by acute inflammation in the airways, edema and necrosis of epithelial cells lining the small airways, bronchospasm, and increased mucus production. Our Bottom Line Recommendations for bronchiolitis recently went through a two-year review and are now updated based on the latest evidence! The two-pa...
Posted: Jan 26, 2021
The ECHO research program and Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE) are interviewing Canadian parents of children who tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Their goal is to understand parent experiences and information needs. Click here to find more information and contact details. Check out episode 1 of EM Quick H...