Paediatricians gather to discuss hot topics in child and youth health

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Jun 24 2014

MONTREAL—The Canadian Paediatric Society’s 91st Annual Conference, from June 25 to the 28 in at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, features the latest research on child and youth health, including more than 200 scientific research abstracts.

Abstracts cover areas such as: neonatology, nutrition, healthy active living, injury prevention and emergency medicine.

Among the abstracts being presented:

  • #22 - Ultrasound-guided reductions of distal forearm fractures in children
  • #31 - Treatment and reduction of anxiety and pain in pediatric emergency department: ‘trapped’ survey; a pediatric emergency research Canada study
  • #37 - Ethical implications of genetic testing for developmental disorders
  • #52 - A safe community-based campaign to promote the use of bicycle helmets in children
  • #53 - Effects of dosage on sleep duration during stimulant treatment of ADHD in youth
  • #101 - Meat and iron-rich food consumption in healthy Canadian infants
  • #113 - Incidence and mechanisms of mild traumatic brain injury in children presenting to the emergency room
  • #124 - "But we’re not like the people on TV: A qualitative examination of the influence of media messages on the lives, beliefs, and health behaviours of pregnant and parenting adolescents"
  • #139 - Breastfeeding knowledge, confidence, beliefs and attitudes of Canadian physicians
  • #174 - L’intimidation scolaire et les maux physiques y étant reliés chez les enfants de 4e, 5e et 6e année du primaire : Exploration de la communication parent-enfant et du vécu scolaire parental
  • #186 - Trends in emergency department utilization by children with mental health issues
  • #195 - Substance use profile of adolescents entering Quebec youth protection centers

For a complete listing and details of scientific abstracts being presented at the conference, e-mail media@cps.ca or visit the online media kit.

NOTE: Abstracts are being presented June 26 and 27. Conference program provides details and exact times. Interviews with abstract authors can be arranged with media staff. Presenters may only be available on the day their abstracts are presented.

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Media inquiries:

Katie Olsen

Media Relations Coordinator

Canadian Paediatric Society

613-526-9397 ext. 247
media@cps.ca

About the Canadian Paediatric Society

The Canadian Paediatric Society is a national advocacy association that promotes the health needs of children and youth. Founded in 1922, the CPS represents more than 3,000 paediatricians, paediatric subspecialists and other child health professionals across Canada.

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