Croup

Croup is a common respiratory illness caused by a viral infection in the airways. Accompanied by a barky cough and respiratory distress, this illness is most common in children from birth to 6 years of age, peaking at 2 years of age.

(Croup, 2016)

This is a short, animated video about signs and symptoms of croup, and what to do if you are a parent or a family dealing with a child who has croup.

This video was created through a collaboration between ECHO Research, TREKK, and ARCHE. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

(Croup, 2015)

Browse through this interactive eBook for information on the signs, symptoms, treatment, and management of croup and what to do if you are a parent or family dealing with croup.

This eBook was created through a collaboration between ECHO Research, TREKK, and ARCHE. Funding was provided by the Network Centres of Excellence of Canada (NCE). 

(Severe Croup, 2012)

This storybook is told through the eyes of parents and includes their experiences, health information, and recommendations for parents and families dealing with croup.

This eBook was created by ECHO Research and ARCHE in collaboration with Alberta Health Services Edmonton Zone and the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

(Moderate Croup, 2012)

This storybook is told through the eyes of parents and includes their experiences, health information, and recommendations for parents and families dealing with croup.

This eBook was created by ECHO Research and ARCHE in collaboration with Alberta Health Services Edmonton Zone and the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

(Mild Croup, 2012)

This storybook is told through the eyes of parents and includes their experiences, health information, and recommendations for parents and families dealing with croup.

This eBook was created by ECHO Research and ARCHE in collaboration with Alberta Health Services Edmonton Zone and the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

The information contained in this video/multimedia content (the “Multimedia”) is provided on an “as is” basis and is offered for general information and educational purposes only; it is not offered as and does not constitute professional advice. There is no guarantee about the accuracy, applicability, fitness or completeness of the information found in the Multimedia. This information is provided without warranty of any kind, and the University of Alberta, its agents, employees, and students disclaim responsibility to any party for any loss or damage of any kind that may arise directly or indirectly as a result of the use of or reliance on the information contained in the Multimedia.

© ECHO Research and ARCHE, 2020. These resources may not be modified, reproduced or distributed without prior written consent of ECHO Research. Contact shannon.scott@ualberta.ca.

ECHO

The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence — a process known as knowledge translation (KT).

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