The Patient Child: Radio Active health series
New series explores child health through the eyes of doctors, researchers and patients
Never has been navigating the health system been more complex.
And connecting with the right care is even more complicated when children are involved.
Their medical needs are vastly different than those of their parents as diagnosis can be difficult and treatment is often a fragile process.
After years of largely being overlooked, research in the field of child health — and the specialized patient care they require — is finally coming into focus within the medical community.
Lauren Albrecht, a doctoral student at the University of Alberta, has been exploring some of the ground-breaking research, the resources available to children and their parents, and speaking with leading practitioners in the field.
Albrecht has been working with CBC Edmonton under the Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Media Fellowship Program.
She is the producer of The Patient Child: Radio Active's Health Series.
An Introduction to Child Health
One Family's Hospital Experience
Health Link & My Health Website: AHS Resources
Developing Digital Tools for Parents
Why Children's Pain Matters
Mental Health for Children & Families
The Future — Child Health Research