Rourke Baby Record

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Common Illnesses


Avian Influenza – Fact Sheet - Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Chickenpox - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Chickenpox - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Virus) - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Colds (Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections) - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Colds in Children - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Common Infections and Your Child - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Croup (Laryngitis) - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Dehydration and Diarrhea in Children: Prevention and Treatment - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Diaper Rash - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Ear Infections - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Febrile Seizures - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Fever - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Fever and Temperature Taking - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Fever in Infants and Children - The College of Family Physicians of Canada

Fever: Quick Tips - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Fifth Disease – Erythema Infectiosum - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Fight Flu - Public Health Agency of Canada

Flu Prevention Checklist - Public Health Agency of Canada

Giardia - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Head Lice - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Hepatitis A - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Hepatitis A - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

How to Avoid the Diseases Pets Can Spread to People - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Immunizations and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases - The Hospital for Sick Chilren – About Kids Health

Impetigo - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Influenza (Flu) – An Overview - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Influenza in Children - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Influenza in Children - Public Health Agency of Canada

Insect Bites - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Jaundice in Newborns - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Measles - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Mumps - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Physical Activity for Children and Youth With a Chronic Illness - Canadian Paediatric Society - Caring for Kids

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Pinworms - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Protect Yourself From the Flu - Public Health Agency of Canada

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Ringworm - Canadia Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Roseola - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Rubella - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Rubella (German Measles) in Pregnancy - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Scabies - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Sports – Related Concussions - Canadian Pediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Strep Throat and Scarlet Fever - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Temperature Taking - The Hospital for Sick Children – About Kids Health

Thrush - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

Understanding Pandemic Influenza - Public Health Agency of Canada

West Nile Virus: What Parents Should Know - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids

When Your Child Is Sick: Illness and Infections - Canadian Paediatric Society – Caring for Kids



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Support and Acknowledgements

The RBR Parent Resources website and information sheets have been created by Laura Butler, BSc, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Medicine Class of 2014, and the RBR authors (Drs. L. Rourke, D. Leduc and J. Rourke). Two MUN Summer Undergraduate Research Awards, and MUN Professional Development and Conferencing Services have supported these projects. Evaluation project by Dr. Aimee Holla, MUN FM Resident.

Support for the RBR includes the Province of Ontario through the Offord Centre at McMaster University, and MUN's Dr W. Ingram Award. Licensing fees for electronic medical record use of the RBR go to the MUN RBR Development Fund.

As evidence is constantly changing, the Rourke Baby Record and this information should be used as a guide only.

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