Maladies et problèmes de santé

Trauma

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...

Trauma

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.

Trauma
Trauma

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.

Conditions and illnesses

This document is designed to help healthcare professionals guide those speaking to children about COVID-19. The following are considerations to communicate in guiding parents and caretakers in conversations on the pandemic. 

Trauma

The best way to treat a burn is prevention.

Trauma

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.

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