Croup

Croup

Croup is a common viral illness affecting 80,000 children annually in Canada. Between 7-31% of children seen in an ED for croup are admitted to hospital due to health care provider apprehension. However, over 60% of children with croup experience mild symptoms that can be safely managed at home.    Emerging evidence suggests that initiatives … Read more

Help us win the 2021 CIHR IHDCYH Talks Video Competition!

Thank you for all your votes! We are please to share that our video won a special commendation prize. We are thrilled to be in this year’s CIHR IHDCYH Talks Video Competition! We entered one of our newest videos – What to expect when visiting the emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Visiting the … Read more

Opinion: Don’t let pandemic deter taking your sick child to emergency

The Stollery Children’s Hospital Emergency entrance, in Edmonton Alta. File photo. DAVID BLOOM/Postmedia   Dr. Shannon Scott, Dr. Lisa Hartling, Hannah M. Brooks Edmonton Journal     The outbreak of COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on how health information is communicated, how individuals seek health information and services, and how these services are delivered. … Read more

Parents Needed for COVID-19 Study

Thank you for your interest. Recruitment for this study is now finished.  Has your child tested positive for COVID-19?  Has your child been hospitalized with COVID-19?  We want to understand parent experiences and information needs!   We are interviewing Canadian parents of children who have been hospitalized with COVID-19. Our goal is to understand parent … Read more

Undergraduate Nursing Leaders

From left to right: Eugini Ann Tolentino, Rabail Shahid, Rachel Joffe, Rebecca Campbell   For the winter 2019 term we were delighted to have 4 students from the after-degree BScN program join our ECHO Team through a Nursing Leadership Course! These 4 students participated in a new leadership course, designed to provide opportunities to consolidate … Read more

From Clinical Trials to Picture Books: The Creative Challenge of Translating Research 

Mother and child walking together

Featured in the University of Alberta Quad, our previous Stakeholder Engagement and Research Coordinator Michelle Chan wrote about our research and resources for parents.   If you have, or have ever taken care of, a young child, you might have experienced an unsettling panic when they start to exhibit symptoms of being unwell. Is that cough … Read more

Interested in our tool development process?

When it comes to developing our parent tools, we make sure to involve families in the process from start to finish.  This image gives you a snapshot into what our research process looks like for each of the health resources or knowledge translation (KT) tools we develop for families and caregivers. These tools are health resources … Read more

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Physical treatments can include physiotherapy, prescribed exercise plans, strengthening exercises, massage, and more. 

Psychological treatments can include counselling or talk therapy, supportive therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, mediation, and more. They can be provided on a one-on-one basis or in a group setting.