Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

You are the best judge of the condition of your child’s health. However, it can be difficult to figure out how sick your child is and how to know if you should take him to the Emergency Room. Fortunately, there are signs to look for to help you decide.

Conditions and illnesses

There are many reasons why children should be screened for hearing impairment, such as congenital hearing loss (newborns), recurrent ear infections in babies, and language delays in children. Conducting hearing tests in the above groups of children is one of the main challenges facing pediatric audiologists, and it’s no easy task!

Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) is one of the most common non-traumatic eye complaints seen in emergency rooms.

Trauma

A finger or toe injured in a car door or jammed against a hard object is a common injury in children. If this happens to your child, he/she should be seen by a healthcare provider to assess the injury. Read more...

Trauma

A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.

Trauma

Here is all the information you will need to help you use crutches properly.

Trauma
Having a child in the hospital with a burn injury can be a traumatic experience.
Trauma

A child’s bones heal in the same way an adult’s bones do. But since a child’s bones are still growing, there are a few special concerns. Read more...

Trauma

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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