Farming is a way of life. Most injuries to young children living on farms occur when they are in the farm work area. Many of these injuries require hospitalization and some can even lead to death. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe.
If the person standing beside you can hear the music playing on your MP3 player then it’s too @#$)*%& loud! And you may be permanently damaging your hearing. Yeah! You heard me…you’re making yourself deaf. Read more...
A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.
Be aware of small electrical appliances, such as irons, hair dryers and curling irons. These can seriously burn your child!
Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. To help you remember, think of this slogan “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.”
Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized soccer team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 600 soccer related injuries per year.
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.
Sprains are stretched or torn ligaments. A strain is also known as a pulled muscle or muscle tear. Read more to learn how to prevent these types of injuries
Too much time spent under the summer sun can be dangerous for children. Skin that is not properly protected can result in sunburns. Frequent overexposure to the sun can cause long-term damage to the skin. Find out how to protect your child from sunburns.