Maladies et problèmes de santé
Choking occurs when food or a small object blocks the airway. If the airway is completely blocked, oxygen can't reach the lungs, and brain damage or death can result. This is an extreme medical emergency. Knowing what to do can help save your baby's life. Read more...
Cuts and scrapes occur when one or more layers of skin are torn or scraped off. This happens so often that it may seem unimportant. However, scrapes and abrasions should be treated to reduce the chance of infection or scarring. Read on to learn how to treat these types of injuries.
The discharge package following an ankle sprain is available on-line. You can download the PDF documents and print them, just click on the link to access the PDF files of the following documents.
What is the value of a colouring kit for your child on his/her way to the hospital in an ambulance? Distraction techniques are very effective. This is common knowledge in many pediatric hospitals. Distraction is often used with children who need to go through a painful and stressful procedure. Read on to learn more...
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.
In Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury in young children. Older children are most likely to fall on the playground; however, younger children are most likely to fall in and around the home. Here are a few prevention tips.