Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

Because of their urge to move, children spend a lot of time outside, where they are exposed to the sun.

Conditions and illnesses

Prevention for heat stroke in children is important when the temperature rises in the summer months. As a parent, there are many things you can do to help keep your kids happy and healthy, even during a heat wave.

Conditions and illnesses

In order to make your holidays safer, more relaxing and more enjoyable, think about these ideas and safety concerns ahead of time.

Conditions and illnesses
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless, colourless and tasteless toxic gas. Its effects can occur well before you are even aware of its presence.
Trauma
It’s hard to imagine forgetting a child in the backseat of a car on a sunny, scorching 30 degree afternoon. But every year, there’s news of a child being left in a car, where the heat rose to dangerous, sweltering temperatures.Sadly, this tragic turn of events can happen to any parent or caregiver who has a temporary lapse of attention or disruption of a daily routine.
Trauma

Each year, the MCH Trauma Centre sees approximately 20 patients who sustained serious injuries while riding on ATVs. The injuries include: brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, dental and facial trauma, abdominal trauma, and multiple fractures. 

Trauma

A broken jaw is medically known as a jaw fracture. Read on to learn more about this type of injury and its treatment.

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

Trauma

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

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