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Training helps rural doctors meet emergency medicine needs
Training helps rural doctors meet emergency
medicine needs

A simulation training session is part of the Supplementary Emergency Medicine Education program, based at Mount Sinai Hospital. It began with coffee. Five emergency medicine physicians sat down on a cold January day to discuss the chronic shortage of access ...


SickKids’ CALIPER Project fills gaps in paediatric reference intervals
SickKids’ CALIPER Project fills gaps in paediatric
reference intervals

The Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) has selected SickKids’s CALIPER project to receive the 2015 Inaugural Award for Innovation in Laboratory Medicine. The CALIPER team and the principal investigator, Dr. Khosrow Adeli will be receiving this award for their ...

Posted: August 26, 2015|Pediatrics, Research|0 comments

Cuddler program promotes skin-to-skin for tiny patients
Cuddler program promotes skin-to-skin for tiny patients

A new mom and her twins who were part of the cuddler program. Take one look around the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Newmarket’s Southlake Regional Health Centre and you might notice something different. Amongst the gentle hum of activity ...

Posted: August 25, 2015|Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

Bariatric patients sharing lived experiences in Peer Support Program
Bariatric patients sharing lived experiences in Peer
Support Program

The Peer Support Working Group in the Bariatric Program at Humber River Hospital. When faced with a chronic illness such as morbid obesity, every bit of support helps patients get to a state of optimum health and wellness. This is ...

Posted: August 24, 2015|Surgery|1 comment

Expanding paediatric care in northeastern Ontario
Expanding paediatric care in northeastern Ontario

Dr. Sean Murray, Paediatrician and Medical Director of the North Eastern Ontario Health Centre for Kids (NEO Kids) What is the most common health care issue facing children in Northeastern Ontario? It’s not obesity, diabetes, allergies, asthma, autism, Attention Deficit ...

Posted: August 21, 2015|Pediatrics|0 comments

Building on a proud history of leading-edge paediatric care
Building on a proud history of leading-edge
paediatric care

MORE: Members of the Child Development Program in one of the treatment rooms at the clinic in Scarborough. As one of the first hospitals in Ontario to begin offering paediatric development assessments and neonatal follow-up care in the late 1980s, ...

Posted: August 19, 2015|Pediatrics|0 comments

Growing a baby-friendly Ontario
Growing a baby-friendly Ontario

Photo credit: Kevin Holm The mounting research evidence is clear. Among its many benefits, breastfeeding reduces the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), certain cancers, obesity, respiratory disease and ear infections. In Ontario, the breastfeeding initiation rate is about 88 ...

Posted: August 18, 2015|Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

Laying the foundation for future health
Laying the foundation for future health

Recently the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and eight other community partners launched a new Navigator Program to help families whose children have highly complex medical needs. The program will support parents in dealing with the economic and emotional ...

Posted: August 15, 2015|Pediatrics|0 comments

Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in prioritizing child health research
Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in
prioritizing child health research

Dr. Mikael Katz-Lavigne Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in selecting and prioritizing child health research topics because they may have different priorities than health researchers, a new study says. The study, which was presented at the Canadian Paediatric ...

Posted: August 14, 2015|Pediatrics, Research|0 comments

Creating possibilities for kids with disabilities
Creating possibilities for kids with disabilities

The Holland Bloorview Concussion Centre includes clinicians specifically trained in pediatric brain injury and researchers who are leading experts in the field of youth concussion. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital focused on improving the ...

Posted: August 13, 2015|Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

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