23 record(s) found with the tag "children's health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Middle Years Development Instrument
Principal Investigator: Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire that gives students a voice by answering questions about their feelings and experiences both inside and outside of school. The MDI uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to measure five dimensions of child development strongly linked to social and emotional well-being, health, academic achievement and overall success t...

Measuring the Developmental Health of Children in NWT
Principal Investigator: Janus, Magdalena
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Annually collected Early Development Instrument (EDI) data provides information to guide decision-making, monitor trends and measure the impacts of changes to programs and services provided for children in the early years. The five domains of early childhood development measured by the EDI are predictive of school outcomes, including academic achievement, and so the data is also used by schools an...

Digital Knowledge Translation (KT) tools for parents, on common pediatric conditions in ED visits
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The purpose of the study is to work with parents to develop, refine, and evaluate the usability of arts-based, digital knowledge translation tools on pediatric conditions. A mixed methods design will be used to determine the usability of knowledge translation tools: 1. Cross-sectional survey: Study staff will approach parents/primary caregivers in the waiting rooms of the general emergency ...

NWTIS and CFIS Data Study
Principal Investigator: Denning, Bryany
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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.
Licensed Year(s): 2018 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...