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Oxycodone for treatment of moderate to severe pain fact sheet

Oxycodone for treatment of moderate to severe pain fact sheet Oxycodone for treatment of moderate to severe pain This fact sheet has been written for parents and carers about how to use this medicine in children. This information sometimes differs from that provided by the manufacturers, because their information is usually [...]

How to reduce allergens in your home

While allergies can’t always be cured, they can be managed by taking a few preventative steps at home so your child can be as comfortable as possible.

Seven reasons why play is good for your kids’ health

Playing is the natural way that babies and children learn and develop new physical, intellectual and emotional skills. So why is play so beneficial to a child’s development?

Hot drinks, foods are leading cause of child burns in winter

Fifty-three children were treated at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital for scalds from hot beverages and foods including soups, stews and noodles last winter. A further 17 children’s burns were caused by contact with a gas, wood or electric heater.

Hot drinks and foods are leading cause of child burns in winter

Fifty-three children were treated at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital for scalds from hot beverages and foods including soups, stews and noodles last winter. A further 17 children’s burns were caused by contact with a gas, wood or electric heater.

Indianna

Indianna was diagnosed with clubfoot when her mum, Jennifer, was only 12 weeks pregnant. Clubfoot is the most common congenital deformity, affecting one in 1000 live births around the world. The condition leaves the tendons in the foot shorter than usual, resulting in the foot being twisted out of shape.

Nitric Oxide during Cardio Pulmonary Bypass during surgery for congenital heart defects: A randomised controlled trial

Nitric Oxide during Cardio Pulmonary Bypass during surgery for congenital heart defects: A randomised controlled trial Congenital Heart Disease ranks within the top causes of infant mortality in most industrialized countries. Despite considerable advances over the past decade, the exposure to cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), which is needed for most surgeries, remains responsible for major side effects; [...]

Cystic Fibrosis Service

Cystic Fibrosis Service The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Service at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (LCCH) is the largest paediatric CF clinic in Australia. We provide comprehensive specialist care for all children diagnosed with CF across Queensland and Northern New South Wales. Presently we care for around 450 children and adolescents from birth until age 18 years. Every [...]

2019 Rehab for Kids – Shaping Futures Together Conference

Queensland children and young people with complex immunisation needs will have access to greater protection against life-threatening vaccine-preventable diseases, following the launch today of a new specialist immunisation service.

Music and mental health: Help your child find their voice

Music can play a major part in a young person’s life and music therapists have long been tuned in to its powers to help with physical recovery and mental wellbeing. Help your child find their voice.

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