With cannabis legalization imminent, surveillance program launches study on serious and life-threatening events in paediatric patients due to non-medical cannabis use
As legalized cannabis becomes available in Canada for adults, a Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program study is watching for Canadian children and youth seeking medical attention for serious and life-threatening events due to recreational cannabis use.
A new Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program study is collecting Lyme disease data to help paediatricians recognize and treat the disease more quickly, and to help establish preventive measures.
Investigators of a new Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program study are working to document all cases of childhood TB disease, looking at how diagnoses are made, how TB is acquired, complications and/or co-morbidities, treatment drug regimens and compliance, adverse effects of medications and changes in drug sensitivity over time.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug by Canadian adolescents, and can lead to a host of negative short and long-term outcomes. Understanding more about youth drinking can help develop more effective strategies for treatment and prevention, leading to both social and economic benefits. That’s one of the aims of a new study in the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program.