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Respiratory Infections Resources for Family Physicians

An evolving list of clinical resources and other information on respiratory infections.

Family doctor tips on caring for children with respiratory symptoms

A resource for patients with information on caring for a sick child at home and when to seek care (Ontario College of Family Physicians, December 2022).

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Common Respiratory Illnesses in Children: Tip Sheet for Family Doctors

A tip sheet on common respiratory conditions in children – including diagnoses, signs, management and red flags (Ontario College of Family Physicians, December 2022).

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) fact sheet

A patient-facing resource with RSV information including key facts, symptoms, how to treat a child at home and when to seek care (Ministry of Health, November 2022).

Flu fact sheet: Anyone can catch the flu. Protect yourself and others.

A fact sheet for patients with information on when and where to get the flu shot (Ministry of Health, November 2022).

Infant and Children's Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen Shortage Options

A reference chart to help with Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen dosing for Infants and Children (Unity Health, November 2022).

Guidance for clinical assessment centres: Clinical support for COVID-19, febrile respiratory and influenza-like illness

This document is intended to support clinical assessment centers to implement an expanded scope of clinical services (Ontario Health, November 2022).

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