Maladies et problèmes de santé

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

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

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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...

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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.

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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.

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

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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...

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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.

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