Maladies et problèmes de santé

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...

Trauma

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.

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.

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.

Trauma
Most ear emergencies result from some form of trauma. This trauma can be self-induced--a child's putting a foreign object in the ear-- or accidental--exposure to the blast from a firecracker or gun.
Conditions and illnesses

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

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