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...
Relax, have fun and spend time with family and friends. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a happy, healthy and trauma free holiday season.
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.
An estimated 28,500 children are treated in emergency departments and hospitals for playground-related injuries. Read more lo learn about safety in and around the playground.
Most unintentional childhood poisoning occurs in the home. Children are very curious by nature so all poisonous products should be kept out of reach of your child. Here are a few important prevention tips.
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...
When your child’s arm is pulled forcefully, the radial head may move slightly out of its ligament causing a pulled elbow. Here's how to prevent this type of injury.
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.
A foreign object in the eye should be taken seriously. If your child feels something in his/her eye, do not let him/her rub it. Rubbing can damage the cornea, the clear tissue covering the coloured part of the eye. read more...