Maladies et problèmes de santé

Trauma

Here are a few safety tips about car seats according to the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québed (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.
Trauma
Most ear emergencies result from some form of trauma. This trauma can be self-induced--a child's putting a foreign object in the ear-- or accidental--exposure to the blast from a firecracker or gun.
Trauma

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.

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Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized football team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 200 football related injuries per year. Play smart, follow these tips.

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Researchers combined hospital emergency department data with sport participation figures from across the US during the 1990s to determine the relative risk of neck injury for football, hockey and soccer. Read more...

Trauma

A foreign object in the eye should be taken seriously. If your child feels something in his/her eye, do not let him/her rub it. Rubbing can damage the cornea, the clear tissue covering the coloured part of the eye. read more...

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Temperatures below the freezing point can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly covered or protected can freeze quickly. Children are at greater risk for getting frostbite because they lose heat from their skin faster than adults do. Read on to learn how to prevent or treat frosbite.

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