Tag Archives: child health

Child health settings are unique, multidisciplinary settings encompassing a wide-range of healthcare professionals. Previous research points to the unique challenges of child health settings including higher emotional investment from health care professionals, the expectation of family-centered care, and unique ethical situations.

Do you know a child dealing with chronic pain?

While acute pain is our body’s way of letting us know something is wrong, chronic pain is very different, and can persist for months or years. This eBook shares Megan and her family’s experiences dealing with chronic pain, the struggle to achieve daily activities, and how the family learned to manage and cope with Megan’s pain. This tool is also available as an audiobook with breathing excercises, and as a videobook. These resources were created through a collaboration between ECHO Research, the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, and the Continue reading →

Chronic Pain Book Review

“Over a concise but powerful 48 pages, a team of researchers and clinicians from the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta manage to convey a simple but outstandingly relatable narrative full of educational content for both children experiencing chronic pain and their parents.” Do you know a child who may be experiencing chronic pain? Our eBook “One family’s story: Learning to live with chronic pain” may help guide families as they take the initial steps needed to access care for children living with Continue reading →

Knowledge translation – using what we know!

“The purpose of knowledge translation in children’s health care is to make sure that the decisions that are being made are informed by the latest research.” – Dr. Shannon Scott Using what we know: bringing evidence and practice to parents.   This article was featured in the winter 2009–2010 edition of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing magazine following Dr. Shannon Scott’s Avenue Magazine award as one of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40.