Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network

The Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network (OPBN) is comprised of 11 clinics that provides specialized paediatric bariatric services to children and youth who are overweight or obese. The OPBN identifies priorities and recommend strategies to advance a coordinated system of services, address service gaps, and improve quality of care over time across community and hospital settings, […]

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Ontario Perinatal Record (OPR)

The OPR replaces the Ontario Antenatal Record 1 and 2. Please order the new OPR and destroy remaining Antenatal 1 and 2 forms. The updated Ontario Perinatal Record is the 5th revision and replaces the 2005 version. The OPR update and User Guide development was undertaken in 2017 by a provincial committee representing practitioners using the current

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Early Pregnancy Loss in the Emergency Department

In 2017, PCMCH, in partnership with Health Quality Ontario and the Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program, developed recommendations for emergency department (ED) healthcare providers and staff in providing compassionate care to people experiencing an early pregnancy loss in the ED. It is estimated that one in five pregnant individuals will experience an early pregnancy loss, defined

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Emergency Department (ED) Clinical Pathway for Children and Youth with Mental Health Conditions

The ED Clinical Pathway for Children and Youth with Mental Health Conditions and the related decision-support tools were developed to guide and support the care of children and youth who present to an ED with mental health or addiction issues. The Clinical Pathway also includes a process that facilitates a seamless transition to follow-up services

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Paediatric Diabetes Network

The overarching goal of the Paediatric Diabetes Network (PDN) is to ensure the best possible health outcomes for children and youth with diabetes in Ontario. The PDN is comprised of 35 specialized paediatric diabetes education programs (PDEPs); there are currently five tertiary-level PDEPs located in Toronto, Ottawa, London, Hamilton and Kingston, and 30 secondary-level PDEPs

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Fetal Fibronectin Testing

Fetal Fibronectin (fFN) testing helps clinicians to determine if a pregnant person who may be at risk of pre-term birth should be admitted to hospital and/or transferred to a high-risk perinatal unit. Evaluation of the testing protocol revealed significant cost savings to health provider organizations and the system as a whole, and suggested increased quality

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