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SickKids The Hospital for Sick Children Company Profile

23:44 EDT 17th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. As innovators in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating care, research and teaching.
With a staff that includes professionals from all disciplines of health care and research, SickKids provides the best in complex and specialized care by creating scientific and clinical advancements, sharing knowledge and expertise and championing the development of an accessible, comprehensive and sustainable child health system.

In 2003/2004 SickKids saw over 300,000 clinic, medical day care and diagnostic visits, nearly 50,000 emergency visits, and performed nearly 12,000 operating room cases.

Location

555 University Avenue
Toronto
Ontario
M5G 1X8
Canada

Contact

Phone: 416-813-1500
Email: erin.devaney@sickkids.ca


News Articles [2114 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Melania Trump to spend Valentine's Day with sick children at Maryland hospital

Melania Trump will spend Valentine's Day with children at a hospital in Maryland, continuing her White House tradition of visiting sick young ones.

Malaria: Cooperating antibodies enhance immune response

(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, and from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickK...

Many Parents Say Restaurant Fare Has Made Kids Sick: Poll

MONDAY, May 21, 2018 -- American moms and dads work hard to prevent food poisoning at home, but 10 percent say their kids have gotten sick after eating bad food elsewhere. In a new poll by C.S. Mott C...

The Checkup: Caring for Siblings of Sick or Disabled Children

A child who is not sick may either withdraw or may start acting out, competing to get parents’ attention, experts say.

Perth Children’s Hospital to open in three stages between May and June – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auPerth Children's Hospital to open in three stages between May and JuneNEWS.com.auTHE long-stalled Perth Children's Hospital will open its doors to patients from next month, two and a half y...

Genetic analysis for certain childhood brain tumors soon a standard-of-care?

(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) An international team of researchers from the Hopp Children's Cancer Center at the NCT Heidelberg (KiTZ), the European Molecula...

Bacteria found in ward drains at children’s hospital – BBC News

BBC NewsBacteria found in ward drains at children's hospitalBBC NewsBacteria was found in drains at two wards in a children's hospital which treats patients with compromised immune systems. Traces of ...

Three kids in cancer ward infected after bacteria found in showpiece hospital’s water supply – Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily RecordThree kids in cancer ward infected after bacteria found in showpiece hospital's water supplyScottish Daily RecordThere has been no hot water in the Schiehallion Unit in Glasgow's ...

PubMed Articles [4867 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Heparin free dialysis in critically sick children using sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLEDD-f): A new hybrid therapy for dialysis in developing world.

In critically sick adults, sustained low efficiency dialysis [SLED] appears to be better tolerated hemodynamically and outcomes seem to be comparable to CRRT. However, there is paucity of data in crit...

Origins of institutional Pediatrics: Maternity and Childhood Hospital of Mexico City in the nineteenth century.

In June of 1866, the empress Carlota founded the Maternity House in the Department of Secret Births at the Hospice of the Poor. Upon the reinstatement of a republican government, Dr. Ramon Pacheco was...

More Than a Cold: Hospital-Acquired Respiratory Viral Infections, Sick Leave Policy, and A Need for Culture Change.

Combining Natural Ingredients and Beliefs: The Dayak Tribe's Experience Caring for Sick Children with Traditional Medicine.

Instead of seeking conventional health care, the Dayak tribe in Borneo, Indonesia, treats sick children at home with traditional medicine. The objective of this descriptive, qualitative study was to e...

The prevalence of sick leave: Reasons and associated predictors - A survey among employed pregnant women.

We aimed to investigate the prevalence of sick leave and self-reported reasons given for sick leave during pregnancy. Furthermore, we aimed to estimate the frequency of long-term sick leave during pre...

Clinical Trials [7174 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

An Investigation for the Optimal Timing of a Cleft Palate Repair

The effect of timing of cleft palate repair on speech development, velopharyngeal functioning, and facial growth remains unknown. The objective of this study is to determine the effective...

First Line Antimicrobials in Children With Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition

Children with severe malnutrition who are admitted sick to hospitals have a high mortality(death rate), usually because of infection. All children with severe malnutrition admitted to hosp...

Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children

Hyponatraemia arises in between 20% and 45% of sick hospitalized children. An important reason for this high incidence could be use of hypotonic fluids in sick children for maintenance flu...

Use of Local Anesthetic (0.25% Bupivacaine) for Pain Control in Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization

In the Cardiac Diagnostic and Interventional Unit (CDIU) at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), minimally invasive procedures are performed to diagnose and treat a variety of congen...

Prednisone in Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Exacerbations

This will be a 3 year randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial of 7 days of oral prednisone in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients receiving intravenous (IV) antibiotic treatment for a...

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Kosair Children’s Hospital

For more than a century, Kosair Children’s Hospital and its predecessor hospitals have cared for the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana without regard to their familie...

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, founded in 1894, is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. It is rated No. 3 in the nation by Parents magazine and named...

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