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.
Protect Your Baby’s Head Shape: Preventing Flat Spots on Your Baby’s Head
This brochure provides parents and caregivers with information on positional plagiocephaly, or “flat head”. Information includes how to prevent flat spots and what to do if a flat spot is found on baby’s head.SKU: 4-101
Million Messages: Key Messages Table
Information Sheet, 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.
Safe Cycling with Sam
This innovative brochure for children features a cartoon on safe cycling. Helmet use, bike rules, and cycling skills are also reinforced.
Fact Sheet, 2010
The best way to avoid injury while cycling is to follow safe practices. This fact sheet outlines some rules of the road and general tips to help you avoid injury while cycling. This resource is ideal for all cyclists.