NEWS & EVENTS
During our last webinar we had a very informative presentation on the topic of youth and alcohol.
This free online tool is now available as a resource for up-to-date educational training on the recognition, management and prevention of concussions.
Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths among children aged 1-4 years old in Canada.
Dr. Mariana Brussoni says that dads shouldn’t shy away from a little roughhousing.
BCIRPU researchers have completed the Systematic Review of Community Interventions to Improve Aboriginal Child Passenger Safety.
While more activity may not lead to more injuries, more attention must be given to injury prevention and the potential injury consequences of physical activity.
ProFouND, the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination, was designed to broadly disseminate evidence-based, best-practice information about fall prevention.
Hockey legend Ken Dryden gave a call to action, encouraging players, coaches and medical professionals to educate others about concussion awareness, prevention and treatment.
Dr. Shelina Babul discussed concussion management on Global News.
Preventable injuries cost every British Columbian an estimated $665 – nearly eight per cent higher than the national average.