Discoveries

Averageing over 500 scientific publications a year, the CHEO Research Institute knows that patients, families, and the comunity need to be able to access our findings in order to educate themselves on the breakthroughs in pediatrac patient care Research.

  1. Sexual health of adolescent patients admitted to a psychiatric unit

    01/04/2022

    As many adolescents, particular those struggling with mental illness, do not attend preventative health visits, screening for pregnancy risk and other reproductive health needs is recommended at every adolescent encounter and in all settings.

  2. Parental psychological problems were associated with higher screen time and the use of mature-rated media in children

    08/03/2022

    This cross-sectional study was not able to examine causal associations.

  3. Children’s screen use and school readiness at 4-6 years in kindergarten: Prospective cohort study

    07/03/2022

    Screen use in early childhood is associated with increased vulnerability in developmental readiness for school, with increased risk for poorer language and cognitive development in kindergarten, especially among high users.

  4. Reliability of a New Arthroscopic Discoid Lateral Meniscus Classification System: A Multicenter Video Analysis

    02/03/2022

    This new arthroscopic DLM classification system demonstrated moderate to substantial agreement in most diagnostic categories analyzed.

  5. Socio-demographic factors associated with meeting the Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines among adults: Findings from the Canadian Health Measures Survey

    01/03/2022

    Few Canadian adults meet the Canadian 24hrMG and disparities across socio-demographic factors exist.

  6. Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines, life stress, and self-esteem among adolescents

    28/02/2022

    These findings suggest that meeting the recommendations of the 24-h movement guidelines is associated with lower life stress and better self-esteem among adolescents.

  7. Prevalence and associated factors of excessive recreational screen time among Colombian children and adolescents

    23/02/2022

    These interventions should promote limiting the availability of electronic devices in children’s bedrooms and not eating in front of screens.

  8. Association between physical activity, screen time and sleep, and school readiness in Canadian children 4-6 years

    22/02/2022

    Early lifestyle interventions targeting screen use and sleep may be beneficial for improving a child’s readiness for school.