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

‚ÄčThis 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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Febrile Seizures - Convulsions Caused by Fever (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Your child has reacted strongly to a fever by having a seizure. This information explains what to do if your child has a febrile seizure. Audio available. (English)

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Hernia (Child) [English] Permalink Public

A hernia is a bulge created by an organ or tissue. The bulge pushes through a weakness in the area of the body that normally contains it. The most common place that a hernia occurs is in the belly. The two most common types of hernias in children are: An umbilical hernia occurs when a part of the intestine sticks through the abdominal wall through the navel. An inguinal hernia occurs when part of the intestine pushes through the abdominal wall in or around the groin. Inguinal hernias occur in up to 5 out of 100 babies. Audio available. (English)

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Oral Thrush (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth. The infection occurs most often in babies in the first year of life. (English)

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PICC Removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure [English] Permalink Public

Your child has had a PICC insertion at the Image Guided Therapy (IGT) centre. This brochure explains how to look after your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. (English)

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Hernia Repair: Care For Your Child After the Operation (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Types of Hernias; Hernia surgical repair; caring for a child after surgery. Audio available. (English)

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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus - MRSA (Child) [English] Permalink Public

MRSA is a type of bacteria (germ). MRSA stands for "methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus." Staphylococcus aureus is often shortened to Staph. aureus. Staph. aureus is a germ that is often found on the skin. It does not usually make people ill. When Staph. aureus does cause an infection, it usually affects the skin. It can cause boils, infected cuts, and other skin infections. MRSA is a special type of Staph. aureus. It is resistant to many antibiotics, including methicillin. This means that methicillin and some other antibiotics do not get rid of MRSA if you take them. Audio available. (English)

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PICC Insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure [English] Permalink Public

Your child has had a PICC insertion at the Image Guided Therapy (IGT) centre. This brochure explains how to look after your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

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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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Colic (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides a overview of colic including causes, treatment and when to contact a health care provider. Audio available. (English)

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