Initiatives & Guidelines

Ontario Perinatal Record (OPR)

Last updated on March 26, 2022 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 …

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

Last updated on March 26, 2022 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 …

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Paediatric Diabetes Network

Last updated on March 26, 2022 Ensuring the best possible health outcomes for Ontario children and youth affected by diabetes is the goal of the Paediatric Diabetes Network (PDN). PCMCH oversees coordination of the PDN by fostering system improvement, providing opportunities for professional development, promoting links between paediatric diabetes education programs (PDEPs), assisting with the …

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Fetal Fibronectin Testing

Last updated on March 26, 2022 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 …

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