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Croup

Croup Video

This is a short, animated video about what to do when your child has croup, a common respiratory illness caused by a viral infection. Funded by CIHR Knowledge to Action Grant (KAL 135777). Research Team: Shannon Scott (PI), Lisa Hartling, Terry Klassen (Knowledge User), Michele Dyson and Lisa Knisley (Knowledge User). Project Coordinator & Graduate Trainee: Lauren Albrecht.

Croup interactive story book

Croup is a common respiratory illness caused by a viral infection in the airway. Accompanied by a barky cough and respiratory distress, this illness is most common in children aged birth to 6 years, peaking at 2 years of age. Find out about Michael and his parents' experience with croup through an interactive story book. Browse through the interactive croup page for information on the signs, symptoms, treatment and management of croup and what to do if you are a parent or family dealing with croup.


Croup Storybooks

Croup is a common respiratory illness caused by a viral infection in the airway. Accompanied by a barky cough and respiratory distress, this illness is most common in children aged birth to 6 years, peaking at 2 years of age.Created by a team at the University of Alberta & Stollery Children's Hospital, these storybooks are told through the eyes of parents and includes medical information, examples and recommendations for parents and families dealing with croup.

Mild Croup Storybook: Managing Croup at Home

Moderate Croup Storybook: A Late Night Trip to the Emergency Department

Severe Croup Storybook: Things We Take for Granted


Gastroenteritis

This short whiteboard video will give you information about what to do if your child has gastroenteritis, and when to take your child to the emergency department.