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Occupational Therapy team focuses on patient safety with new initiative

October 25, 2019

We spotlight the Occupational Therapy team at SickKids, which supports children like Scarlett with everyday 'occupations'. Learn more about a new innovative initiative being rolled out by the team.

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Study provides data on outcomes after feeding tube placement in children with neurologic impairment

January 24, 2019

A team led by researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and ICES analyzed survival rates after feeding tube placement in children between 13 months and 17 years of age.

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World Diabetes Day: SickKids STAR Clinic helps provide one-on-one education

November 13, 2015

Bradley Stoner was only 19 months old when he was rushed to SickKids with diabetic ketoacidosis. The SickKids Self-Management Teaching and Review (STAR) Clinic now helps the family make sure Bradley's care plan matches his changing needs.

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Walking alongside: Complex Care Program celebrates 10 years of caring for SickKids’ most medically fragile patients

November 7, 2016

Over the past 10 years the Complex Care Program at SickKids has been caring for hundreds of children and families as they navigate not just their health care needs but all aspects of life with medical complexity.

Virtual clinic for kids with special needs comes out of COVID-19

May 7, 2020

For children with neurodevelopmental disorders, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the routine and structure essential to their everyday living.

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SickKids identifies one case of Mycobacterium chimaera infection

March 1, 2018

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has identified one case of Mycobacterium chimaera infection, a type of nontuberculous mycobacterium (“NTM”), likely linked to a heater-cooler device used during a cardiovascular surgery prior to 2016.

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SickKids-developed-“Sprinkles” added to the World Health Organization’s Model List of Essential Medicines for Children

August 22, 2019

To address the problem of micronutrient malnutrition in children, in the early 1990s, UNICEF challenged a research team led by Dr. Stanley Zlotkin to come up with a solution. Called “Sprinkles”, they were recently added to the WHO Model List of …

Before your next trip, visit the SickKids Family Travel Clinic

July 6, 2016

You don’t have to go very far to make medical precautions part of your next journey! Meet with the team of specialists in travel-related illness at SickKids Family Travel Clinic.

Caring Safely – our journey to eliminating preventable harm

June 26, 2016

SickKids recently celebrated the one year anniversary of Caring Safely, an ambitious patient and staff safety initiative that will have significant impact in making care better and safer across the hospital and also make the hospital an even safer …

When is a headache more than a headache?

June 21, 2016

Traumatic brain injuries can be difficult to understand for both those who experience them and those who treat them. Through the Neurosurgery Outreach Program, SickKids is working to better provide education and integrate access to neurosurgical …

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