Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 2004-2013
Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 2004-2013 serves as an update to the Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 1995-1999 report completed by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute in 2002. The current report examines injury-related deaths and hospitalizations of Saskatchewan children and youth less than 20 years of age during the 10 year period of 2004 to 2013. Injury-related deaths and hospitalizations are examined overall, followed by a more detailed analysis of the ten most common causes of injury-related hospitalizations, including both intentional and unintentional injuries. The ten most common causes discussed in this report are falls, sports, intentional self-harm, assault, poisoning, motor vehicle occupant, cycling, all-terrain vehicle, and fire and burns.
Someone Else: Bicycle Safety for Intermediate Grades
This video describes the aftermath of a bicycle crash and its effect on the rider, 13-year-old Danny, his friends, and the motorist. The DVD discusses the effects of a head injury and the importance of wearing a bicycle helmet. Audience: preteens and teenagers.SKU: 4-V-412
Million Messages: 6 to 12 Months
Information Card, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.
Kookum’s Gift: The Gift of Fire
This is a fire and burn prevention video. Annie Ledoux, an Elder from Mistawasis Reserve in Saskatchewan, who sadly has since passed away, is Kookum (Grandmother in Cree) in the video. While sitting around the campfire, Kookum takes the opportunity to convey to her grandchildren that fire is a spirit that must be respected. The story draws on Annie’s own family experiences with fire and uses vivid imagery to portray the spiritual significance of fire within the Aboriginal culture.SKU: 4-302
Brain Injury Due to Trauma
Fact Sheet, 2000
It is important to educate children and adults alike that the brain controls everything that we do. We must realize that we are who we are because of our brains and that every effort must be made to protect the brain from harm. In order to explain the importance of the brain, it is necessary to understand what happens to the brain when it is injured.