20 record(s) found with the tag "children's health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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NWTIS and CFIS Data Study
Principal Investigator: Denning, Bryany
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Research Objective(s): - To determine contributing factors to child maltreatment substantiation and out-of-home placement, among adult functioning, child functioning and poverty, in the 2003 Canadian Incidents Study (CIS) study; - To compare these findings with the current information captured in the Child and Family Services Information System (CFIS) database, and determine whether enough in...


TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) - Consumer Survey
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Findings from the needs assessment will be used to inform partnership activities through TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK), such as collaboration with relevant community or parent organizations. Potential research projects related to family needs in the emergency department (ED) setting stemming from the needs assessment will be directed to Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)...


TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK)
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the knowledge needs of healthcare providers working in general emergency departments (EDs) through an established partnership with 32 general EDs across Canada. Study Design: This will be a descriptive, multi-centre, cross-sectional survey. Questionnaire Development: The needs assessment survey was developed in collaboration with experts in the area of...


Should Newborn Screening be Initiated in the Northwest Territories for Mild CPT1 (Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase-1) Deficiency?
Principal Investigator: Arbour, Laura
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The goals of this study are: 1. To determine the NWT-wide and regional specific prevalence of a genetic change, known as the P479L variant, associated with mild Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase-1 (CPT1) Deficiency. 2. To determine the prevalence of the P479L variant in infants who died unexpectedly (from infection or unknown causes) in NWT. 3. To determine whether the P479L variant is associated...


Hypertonic Saline for the Treatment of Bronchiolitis
Principal Investigator: Hoechsmann, Alexander
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence was issued for the scientific research application No. 949. This study is designed to determine whether nebulized hypertonic saline is an effective treatment for bronchiolitis in the northern Canadian population. Infants presenting to Stanton Emergency will be randomly assigned standard treatment for bronchiolitis plus placebo (nebulized normal saline) or standard treatment plus...


Surveillance and Cost Analysis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections in Arctic Communities in Canada
Principal Investigator: Banerji, Anna
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2008 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application #937. The objective of the study is to collect information on all respiratory hospital admissions for infants less than one year of age living in isolated northern communities. The investigators are hoping to use this information to understand the pattern of illness with a view to prevention. The information for the study is r...


Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey
Principal Investigator: Boyce, William F.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2002
Summary: The aim of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) survey is to determine the current status of health, health behaviours and attitudes of young people in order to influence the development of effective policies and programs. All materials (questionnaires, information forms, parent consent forms, and privacy envelopes) will be provided by the research team to the students. Students...


Determinants of Asthma and Wheezing in Aboriginal Children
Principal Investigator: Senthilselvan, Ambikaipakan
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The purpose of this population health study is to determine the prevalence and incidence of asthma and wheezing, and to identify factors associated with these conditions in aboriginal and non-aboriginal children living in the Northwest Territories and Yu...


Child Welfare Service Delivery As Experienced By Front Line Workers In Isolated Northern Communities.
Principal Investigator: Hoey, Shawn
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will recruit participants for the study from among the child protection workers employed by the Inuvik Regional Health and Social Services Board. Participants will be recruited only from communities with a population less than 1500. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The study will employ semi-structured qualitative interview...


NOT ISSUED -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effect: Following of Northern Infants at Risk
Principal Investigator: Godel, John
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study was originally planned to be carried out in 1994 as a follow-up to the Northern Infant Nutrition Study (NINS) in the Inuvik Zone. Letters were sent to all communities at this time regarding this research. Communities should have now received a letter to indicate that this study is now being conducted in 1996/97. This study will involve the assessment of elementary school children with...


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