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Our tools for parents and caregivers are based on the latest evidence and cover many common childhood illnesses. These tools are designed to help parents and families care for their sick children at home and understand when to seek medical care. We work with healthcare providers, parents and caregivers from start to finish during our tool development process

The information provided on TREKK.ca is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and their own physician or healthcare provider.



More than just a cold: what to do when your child has a cold and is having difficulty breathing

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Bronchiolitis is a viral infection, commonly caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), that affects the lower part of the lungs. It mainly affects babies and young children under 2 and is very contagious. This eBook provides information on the symptoms of bronchiolitis, how to manage it at home, and when to seek emergency care.

This eBook was created through a collaboration between ECHO Research (University of Alberta), TREKK, and ARCHE (University of Alberta). Funding was provided by the Networks of Centres of Excellence and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.