Media advisory - Paediatric conference features latest research on child and youth health



    VICTORIA, BC, June 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Paediatric Society's
85th Annual Conference features the latest research on child and youth health
including 138 scientific research abstracts.
    Scientific abstracts cover several areas including: adolescent medicine,
cardiovascular/respiratory medicine, community paediatrics, critical
care/NICU, developmental/behavioural paediatrics, emergency, epidemiology,
infectious diseases, injury prevention, and neonatology/perinatology.

    Among the abstracts being presented are the following:

    
    - No.12 The incidence of Kernicterus in Canada 2007 - 2009
    - No.54 Pediatric profile of disability in British Columbia
    - No.66 Suicide in Manitoba children and youth: Recent trends
    - No.70 How many male infants get circumcised in Canada - and why?
    - No.78 The changing incidence of meningococcal invasive infections
      across Canada, IMPACT 2002-2006
    - No.79 Predictors of screen time in 3 year old children: The media use
      in preschooler study
    - No.80 Childhood obesity: Do school-based physical activity
      interventions work? A systematic review
    - No.112 Sexuality: A taboo topic with adolescents?
    - No.133 Prevalence of sleep environment risk factors for Sudden Infant
      Death: A population-based study
    

    For a complete listing and details of scientific abstracts being
presented at the conference, e-mail media@cps.ca or visit
www.cps.ca/English/media/AnnualConference08/index.htm.

    NOTE: Abstracts are under embargo until Tuesday, June 24 at
12:01 a.m. PT. They are being presented throughout the conference. Conference
program provides details and exact times. Interviews with abstract authors can
be arranged June 24 - 28 through on-site media staff.




For further information:

For further information: Media inquiries: (613) 526-9397 ext.247;
On-site in Victoria, June 24 - 28: (613) 850-4868, media@cps.ca

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