Maladies et problèmes de santé

Trauma

Each year, the MCH Trauma Centre sees approximately 20 patients who sustained serious injuries while riding on ATVs. The injuries include: brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, dental and facial trauma, abdominal trauma, and multiple fractures. 

Trauma

At times, even friendly dogs and cats can bite and scratch if approached in a threatening way. A pet bird, reptile, or hamster can also bite or scratch. Young children are especially at risk.

Trauma

Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized basketball team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre's Emergency Department sees approximately 450 basketball-related injuries per year (CHIRPP, 2015).

Trauma

A broken jaw is medically known as a jaw fracture. Read on to learn more about this type of injury and its treatment.

Trauma
Bruises form when blood cells seep from injured veins or capillaries into surrounding skin tissue.
Trauma

The Emergency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees approximately 40 children each year with injuries related to the use of bunk beds. Read more to learn how to prevent bunk bed injury.

Trauma

Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. 

Trauma

Here are a few safety tips about car seats according to the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) and other useful information

Trauma
Some safety hazards apply to all children. But many problems are especially dangerous for children at a particular age or stage of development.

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