Pediatrics

Screening program for liver disease in newborns
New home screening program for liver disease in newborns

Natalie Williams Parents in British Columbia are being asked to check their newborn’s stool colour in an effort to detect early signs of a rare but fatal liver disease, as part of the Biliary Atresia Home Screening Program launched by ...

Posted: June 15, 2014|Diagnostic, Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

Growing stronger, one bead at a time
Growing stronger, one bead at a time

The Mascoll and Cruz families along with Dr. Sharma displaying the Strands of Strength necklaces for babies Blake Mascoll and Tyler Cruz. Some of the tiny necklaces could easily fit around an adult’s wrist. The colourful beads tell a story ...

Posted: June 11, 2014|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

Paediatric Services at Windsor Regional Hospital
Paediatric Services at Windsor Regional Hospital

The history of Paediatric Services has been evolving over the last many decades in Windsor/Essex, the service being located at three different hospital facilities until a mandated site was recommended by a Steering Committee Report in a 1998 by the ...

Posted: June 8, 2014|Pediatrics|1 comment

Paediatric clinic provides relief
Paediatric clinic provides relief

Dr. Niraj Mistry, leads Rouge Valley's new paediatric constipation clinic. The clinic is the only one of its kind in the Greater Toronto Area. A new paediatric clinic is helping to provide relief to young patients. The paediatric constipation clinic recently ...


Taking control of pain
Taking control of pain

A Holland Bloorview client receives Snoezelen therapy. Child life specialists at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital are empowering young patients to take control of their pain and helping parents develop strategies to support their kids. The response to pain is not ...

Posted: March 25, 2014|Featured, Pediatrics|0 comments

Feeding Disorders Clinic sets table for successful eating
Feeding Disorders Clinic sets table for successful eating

As parents, we want our children to eat a well-balanced and healthy diet, but when your child doesn’t eat his or her vegetables or more than a few selected food items – ensuring your child’s growth can become a constant ...

Posted: March 11, 2014|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

New Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System
New Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System

The Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System was developed to help clinicians identify children who are clinically deteriorating. Unfortunately, the harrowing scene of doctors and nurses running with crash carts to a child’s bedside after an ‘unexpected’ code blue is a ...


New toolkit promotes safe infant sleep among First Nations and Aboriginal families
New toolkit promotes safe infant sleep among First
Nations and Aboriginal families

A new education toolkit is available in British Columbia to help service providers discuss safe infant sleep practices with First Nations and Aboriginal families and help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the death of a ...

Posted: December 4, 2013|Patient Care, Pediatrics, Public Health|0 comments

Volunteer helps prepare brothers and sisters-to-be
Volunteer helps prepare brothers and sisters-to-be

Jeanne and one of her young students, Ashton. It’s a Saturday morning at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and volunteer Jeanne Frolick is waiting to welcome a new group of youngsters to a quiet room on the third floor, just down the ...

Posted: November 28, 2013|Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

Volunteers share their talents and help kids with special needs
Volunteers share their talents and help kids with
special needs

Louise Ferrari has been a therapeutic playroom volunteer for more than 10 years. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation teaching hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Holland Bloorview provides programs and services to kids ...

Posted: November 25, 2013|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

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