Conditions and illnesses
At times, even friendly dogs and cats can bite and scratch if approached in a threatening way. A pet bird, reptile, or hamster can also bite or scratch. Young children are especially at risk.
There are no laws that define at what age a child is old enough to be left alone, however, this decision should only be made on an individual basis and should be based on the child’s maturity and whether he is comfortable being on his own.
For most of us, the holiday season means happy times. However, for children of divorced parents, this time of year can be a real nightmare. To avoid putting your child in the middle of negotiations or unfriendly exchanges, and thus making the holidays synonymous with bad memories, follow this helpful advice to keep the magic in Christmas… and free of conflicts.
What is the value of a colouring kit for your child on his/her way to the hospital in an ambulance? Distraction techniques are very effective. This is common knowledge in many pediatric hospitals. Distraction is often used with children who need to go through a painful and stressful procedure. Read on to learn more...
The discharge package following an ankle sprain is available on-line. You can download the PDF documents and print them, just click on the link to access the PDF files of the following documents.
Vomiting and diarrhea are two of the most common reasons parents bring their children to a hospital Emergency Room.
From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit
Some brands call themselves ‘sun tan lotion’, others say they are ‘sweatproof’, ‘waterproof’, or that they can be sprayed on while your child is wet…but can we really trust all these statements? What kind of sunscreen works best to protect your child and your family?
Man, it’s been a hot summer, and it’s not over yet. Even those glowing summer revellers who insist, “The hotter the better!” seem to be wilting in a puddle of perspiration, crankiness and lethargy.