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Breath-Holding Spells (Child) [English] Permalink Public

A breath-holding spell​ happens when a child holds their breath for a short time, from a few seconds to a couple of minutes. The spells can occur often in a single day or only now and then. Audio available. (English)

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Sedation (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Sedation is medicine to make your child sleepy or more comfortable during a hospital test or treatment. This information will help you prepare your child for his test or treatment. It describes what sedation is, what happens when your child gets sedation, and how to care for your child after the test or treatment. (English)

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Head Injury Prevention in Children [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides information on a preventative approach to deal with head injuries including when to wear helmets and ways to ensure safety inside and outside the home. Audio available. (English)

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Burn Injuries: Helping Families Cope (Child) [English] Permalink Public

When your child suffers a burn injury, you and your family may experience emotional, social and financial stress. This pamphlet gives answers to some common questions you may have about how to cope with the stress of your child’s initial stages of burn treatment. Audio available. (English)

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Dehydration (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides an overview about dehydration including signs, symptoms, causes, treatment, prevention and when to seek medical assistance. Audio available. (English)

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Electroencephalogram - EEG (Child) [English] Permalink Public

​This factsheet provides an overview about electroencephalogram (EEG). Cells in the brain use low levels of electricity to communicate with each other. An electroencephalogram (EEG) measures this electricity over time. Audio available. (English)

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Epilepsy: An Overview (Child) [English] Permalink Public

​This factsheet provides an overview about epilepsy. Epilepsy, or seizure disorder, is a general term for a number of different conditions. A child is diagnosed with epilepsy if he or she has two or more unprovoked seizures. Audio available. (English)

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Meningitis (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Meningitis (say: men-in-JIE-tis) is an infection of the fluid around a person's spinal cord and brain. This fluid is called cerebrospinal fluid or CSF. Meningitis is sometimes called spinal meningitis. Audio available. (English)

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Headache (Child) [English] Permalink Public

A headache is a pain in any area of the head. Headaches are more common in teens or older children. Young children may have them too. Most headaches are not a sign of a more serious illness. Viral gastroenteritis is often called "stomach flu," but it is not caused by flu (influenza) viruses. Viral gastroenteritis can be caused by many different viruses, including Rotaviruses, Torovirus, Adenoviruses, Caliciviruses, Astroviruses, and a group of Norwalk-like viruses. Audio available. (English)

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Measles ( Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides an overview about measles including signs and symptoms, risks, complications, treatment, prevention, and when to seek medical assistance. Audio available. (English)

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