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SickKids and Holland Bloorview to offer SDR services in Ontario

December 19, 2017

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) are pleased to announce the launch of a three-year joint integrated selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) program in Ontario. The Ministry of …

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New model of transition care at SickKids

May 25, 2018

Over the past twelve years, G2G has been instrumental in highlighting the importance of transition care at SickKids and creating resources for staff. As we evolve our current model, we will continue to apply these tools and resources within our new …

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Topical cream lessens pain in infants receiving vaccinations, study shows

December 12, 2016

Research led by SickKids has found that liposomal lidocaine, a topical pain cream, is an effective method to reduce pain in infants receiving vaccination injections.

SickKids increasing scheduled clinical care activity

December 1, 2020

SickKids is pleased to advance to the next phase, Phase 5, starting Nov. 30. Phase 5 increases the number of operating rooms in service for a combination of emergency, urgent and scheduled care.

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SickKids’ TRMC takes the lead in developing global post-transplant live vaccine consensus protocol

June 6, 2018

The Transplant & Regenerative Medicine Centre at SickKids is leading a global effort to develop clinical guidelines around the use of live vaccines in patients who have received solid organ transplants. This will be the first international consensus …

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Our children are not okay: Health-care leaders in Ontario issue warning and express deep concern about new COVID-19 modelling data

November 21, 2020

New COVID-19 modelling data from the federal and provincial governments puts children and youth at risk. Although children are far less likely to be infected by COVID-19, they are profoundly affected.

SickKids informs policy efforts to combat childhood cancer in low-and middle-income countries

December 1, 2015

The latest Disease Control Priorities 3rd Edition (DCP3) volume on cancer gathers essential information on effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, feasibility and affordability of a range of interventions to provide evidence-based guidance to decision …

SickKids to gradually resume scheduled clinical activities as of June 8

June 5, 2020

SickKids has received approval from Ontario Health to begin the gradual resumption of scheduled surgeries and procedures as of June 8.

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Twin sisters, Phuoc and Binh Wagner, receive successful liver transplants

April 21, 2015

Today, during National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Michael and Johanne Wagner wholeheartedly thanked the anonymous donor who donated part of a liver to their twin daughter Binh, who is recovering well at SickKids following a successful …

Follow-up care of minor wrist fractures may be handled by primary care physicians, study shows

January 15, 2016

A study led by SickKids examined 180 children with a type of wrist fracture called a "distal forearm buckle fracture" that were treated with a removable splint and then referred to their primary care physician for reassessment.

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