Pediatrics

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

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

Unique program to get kids fit
Unique program to get kids fit

Part of Trillium Health Partners’ Interprofessional KidFit Team. One in three students in Peel Region is overweight or obese, which often leads to complications in their physical, social and emotional well-being. Peel Region is also home to some of the ...

Posted: August 11, 2015|Featured, Pediatrics, Public Health|0 comments

Canada’s first House within a hospital
Canada’s first House within a hospital

Drew Dilkens, Mayor of the City of Windsor and David Musyj, President and CEO, WRH celebrate the Ronald McDonald House Charities ‘House within a Hospital” project. The reaction from families in the Windsor-Essex community was instant and extremely gratifying when ...

Posted: August 10, 2015|Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

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