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

    MONTREAL, June 20 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Paediatric Society's 84th
Annual Conference features the latest research on child and youth health
including 147 scientific research abstracts.
    Scientific abstracts cover several areas of paediatrics including:
adolescent medicine, cardiovascular/respiratory medicine, community
paediatrics, critical care/NICU, developmental/behavioural paediatrics,
emergency, endocrine/metabolism, epidemiology, gastroenterology/clinical
nutrition, haematology/oncology, infectious diseases, injury prevention, and

    Among the abstracts being presented are the following:

    - #14 Sensory processing in adolescents prenatally exposed to

    - #17 Language and literary after paediatric cochlear

    - #41 Growth and nutrient intakes of human mild-fed premature
      infants provided with extra energy and nutrients after hospital

    - #72 Is there a relationship between gestational age at time
      of elective cesarean section and the need for NICU admission and
      neonatal respiratory distress

    - #103 The association between iron deficiency anemia and
      stroke in young children

    - #111 Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in
      a tertiary-care pediatric center: A 15-year perspective

    - #134 Nebulized hypertonic saline in the treatment of viral
      bronchiolitis in infants

    - #135 Maternal attitudes and behaviour associated with
      developmental outcome in very low birth weight (VLBW) and full-term

    - #141 Parent picture-book reading in the NICU as a predictor
      of later book-reading and improved parent-infant interaction

    For a complete listing and details of scientific abstracts being
presented at the conference, e-mail or visit

    NOTE: Abstracts are under embargo until Tuesday, June 26 at 12:01 a.m.
EDT. Abstracts are being presented on Tuesday, June 26, Wednesday, June 27,
and Thursday June 28, see conference program for details and exact times.
Interviews can be arranged with abstract authors June 26 - 28 through on-site
media staff.

For further information:

For further information: Media inquiries: Olivia Craft, Senior Public
Relations Coordinator, Canadian Paediatric Society; Until June 22: (613)
526-9397 ext. 234; On-site in Montreal, June 25 - 30: (613) 850-4868,

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