Maladies et problèmes de santé
If you have sustained an injury, we recommend you follow this action plan before you put your team jersey back on. Remember, you should only consider returning to contact and team sports once your symptoms have completely disappeared. Read more...
Pedestrians, motorists, passengers and cyclists must know and respect all safety rules of the road. We share the road and we share the responsibility of ensuring everyone’s safety. Municipalities and the police also play a role in ensuring a safe environment. Read on to learn about more road safety.
Farming is a way of life. Most injuries to young children living on farms occur when they are in the farm work area. Many of these injuries require hospitalization and some can even lead to death. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe.
If the person standing beside you can hear the music playing on your MP3 player then it’s too @#$)*%& loud! And you may be permanently damaging your hearing. Yeah! You heard me…you’re making yourself deaf. Read more...
A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.
Be aware of small electrical appliances, such as irons, hair dryers and curling irons. These can seriously burn your child!
Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. To help you remember, think of this slogan “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.”
Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized soccer team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 600 soccer related injuries per year.
The spleen is the second most frequently injured abdominal organ in children. This is because it is not protected by the rib cage. Learn how to recognise a spleen injury and the treatments available.