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Updated Bottom Line Recommendations: Acute Otitis Media
Posted by TREKK member on September 17, 2019

We know that health information and evidence changes rapidly. We work with child health experts to make sure our resources for each condition have been updated a minimum of 2 years. Our Bottom Line Recommendations for pediatric acute otitis media have recently been updated based on the latest evidence. Check them out here.

Constipation Resources in French
Posted by TREKK member on August 20, 2019

The prevalence of functional constipation (FC) in infants and toddlers is approximately 20 per cent. The diagnosis of FC requires a history of straining or pain with defecation, hard or large stools that may obstruct the toilet, infrequent bowel movements (BMs), retentive behaviors, and/or encopresis. Often, the chief complaint is colicky abdomi...


Most acutely ill and injured children in Canada are managed within emergency departments that are not part of a children’s hospital. Difficulties in getting the right resources and training have been cited as barriers to providing the best possible care in these settings. This has resulted in variable levels of emergency care for children within Canada.