Pediatrics

A quarter of children with Cerebral Palsy suffer pain
Study finds 25 per cent of children with Cerebral Palsy
suffer from moderate to severe pain

Principal investigator Dr. Darcy Fehlings examines Paige Zaldin, a client in a Bloorview Research Institute study on children with cerebral palsy and pain. Study published in Pediatrics encourages pediatricians to treat the cause of pain, not the symptoms Even Dr. Darcy ...


World’s first comprehensive paediatric Genome Clinic at SickKids
World’s first comprehensive paediatric Genome Clinic
at SickKids

Dr. Ronald Cohn is a Co-Director of the Centre for Genetic Medicine at SickKids, which initiated and sponsors the genome clinic. To start, clinic’s focus is on eye, kidney, heart, autoimmunity A research platform that will bring the best of ...

Posted: September 12, 2013|Current Print Issue, Pediatrics, Research|0 comments

Cancer research at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Cancer research at the Children’s Hospital of
Eastern Ontario

CHEO’s team of oncology doctors and scientists. Back left to right: Dr. Karen Mandel, Dr. David Stojdl, Dr. Robert Klaassen, Dr. Martin Holcik, Dr. Robert Korneluk, Dr. Donna Johnston, Dr. Ewurabena Simpson. Front: Dr. Raveena Ramphal, Dr. Mylene Bassal, ...


Hygiene for little hands: Helping Children’s Hospital patients stay healthy
Hygiene for little hands: Helping Children’s Hospital
patients stay healthy

: Deacon, 7, tries out a Glitterbug at the launch of Children’s Hospital’s paediatric hand hygiene campaign It was standing room only June 27th in the Family Waiting Room on B6 when Children’s Hospital launched a customized hand washing campaign ...


Spending his first Father’s Day in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Spending his first Father’s Day in the Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit

‘It’s a roller-coaster ride that I never expected,’ says dad James Steel with tiny baby, Lucas. At just over two pounds, baby Lucas was not yet big or well enough to come out of his isolette – but that didn’t ...


Obesity in Children with Disabilities: The Bloorview Research Institute is Starting the Conversation
Obesity in Children with Disabilities: The Bloorview
Research Institute is Starting the Conversation

Childhood obesity is a big topic in the news lately, but did you know that children with disabilities are even more likely to struggle with weight issues? Dr. Amy McPherson, a scientist at the Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids ...

Posted: July 29, 2013|Diseases, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

Unique social media platform aids in breaking down hospital walls for young patients
Unique social media platform aids in breaking down
hospital walls for young patients

Before the birth of social media – Facebook and Twitter- two young girls longed to stay connected while in hospital and away from their families, friends and each other. In February 2002, teenager, Christina Papaevangelou was admitted to the Intensive ...

Posted: June 21, 2013|Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

New HIV Medicine for Kids Makes Treatment Easier to Swallow
New HIV Medicine for Kids Makes Treatment Easier
to Swallow

Trying to get a child to take their cough syrup can prove to be a difficult task, but the worst that can happen if they don’t, is a sleepless night – especially considering that non-prescription cough medicine isn’t really effective ...

Posted: June 19, 2013|Pediatrics|0 comments

TARGetting kids for a healthier future
TARGetting kids for a healthier future

Dr. Jonathon Maguire examines a young patient at his well-child checkup at St. Michael's Hospital's Pediatric Clinic. The patient recently enrolled to participate in TARGet Kids! so his health information will be tracked as he grows and develops Imagine being ...

Posted: June 18, 2013|Pediatrics|0 comments

Improving the paediatric day surgery patient experience
Improving the paediatric day surgery patient experience

RN Halona Scott on her way into Victoria Hospital's OR. In January of 2012, Registered Nurse Halona Scott of London Health Science Centre was challenged with finding a way to give teary-eyed children waiting for day surgery in the hallways ...

Posted: June 5, 2013|Patient Care, Pediatrics, Surgery|0 comments

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