Learn the basic guidelines for treating traumatized teeth or traumatized surrounding tissues
They're young and inexperienced, but eager to learn and fit into the adult world, says Dr. Mark Zoccolillo, a psychiatrist in the adolescent medicine clinic at the MUHC. Teenagers also have a sense of invincibility and are highly susceptible to peer pressure.
The Emergency Department at the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees over 1,500 children and teens that have sustained injuries while playing organized sports, It's all great fun, fun but remember to always play safe.
Ice skating, skiing, snowboarding , snowmobiling and tobogganing are fun activities for a nice winter day. However, parents and children need to be aware of possible dangers associated with these winter activities.
Paintball is an extreme sport and is not one that is designed for children. This is because there is a big chance that they could sustain a serious trauma. Here are a few recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics
The oral cavity is an amazing, complex and important part of the body: it helps you smile (remember the first smile of a baby!), speak, and taste. It acts as a defense against environmental attacks. It also often gives the first warning sign of an underlying medical problem. Read more...
An estimated 28,500 children are treated in emergency departments and hospitals for playground-related injuries. Read more lo learn about safety in and around the playground.
Why Shaking a Baby Is So Dangerous
Most unintentional childhood poisoning occurs in the home. Children are very curious by nature so all poisonous products should be kept out of reach of your child. Here are a few important prevention tips.