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  • CCKO Youth Transition to Adult Care Toolkit

    Last updated on May 16, 2022The CCKO (Complex Care for Kids Ontario) Youth Transition to Adult Care Toolkit resource, developed by the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) in 2022, outlines the process for children and youth with medical complexity (CYMC) transitioning from the CCKO Program to Ontario’s adult care system. The objective …

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  • Safe Administration of Oxytocin

    Last updated on December 19, 2022The Safe Administration of Oxytocin guideline report, developed by PCMCH in 2019, outlines best practice recommendations for the safe management of pregnant patients whose labour is induced or augmented with the medication oxytocin. The objective of the report is to reduce the risk of misuse and/or mismanagement of oxytocin by …

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  • I am pregnant or breastfeeding. Should I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

    Last updated on April 7, 2022PCMCH has updated the COVID-19 Vaccine information sheet for pregnant or breastfeeding people – “I am pregnant or breastfeeding. Should I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?” A French language version of the information sheet is also available. Get the facts about COVID-19, vaccination and pregnancy by visiting here.

  • Clinical Handbook for Paediatric Asthma

    Last updated on July 7, 2022PCMCH, in partnership with Lung Health Foundation, updated the Clinical Handbook for Paediatric Asthma in November 2021. This handbook is a compendium of the rationale and clinical consensus for emergency department (ED) and in-patient management of paediatric asthma. The handbook: provides clinicians with evidence-based recommendations regarding management of paediatric asthma …

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  • Perinatal Mental Health

    Last updated on October 27, 2022Maintaining mental health is important to the well-being of pregnant and postpartum individuals. PCMCH’s┬áCare Pathway for the Management of Perinatal Mental Health (July 2021) and accompanying Guidance Document (July 2021), support healthcare providers in identifying pregnant or postpartum patients who may be experiencing mental health issues, assess the severity of …

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