The Hospital for Sick Children Manual of Pediatric Trauma
Angelo Mikrogianakis, Rahim Valani, Adam Cheng
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Sep 1, 2007 - Medical - 292 pages
Written by physicians from Toronto's internationally renowned Hospital for Sick Children, this manual presents practical, evidence-based guidelines on the evaluation and management of a wide range of traumatic injuries in children. The authors' recommendations are based on their extensive clinical experience and reviews of the most recent literature, and presented in a concise, accessible format.
Chapters are written in bulleted outline format and include boxed and highlighted "Trauma Pearls," as well as detailed and up-to-date algorithms and flow charts. Numerous illustrations and tables help the reader understand key points. Extensive reading lists appear at the end of each chapter.
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Thoracic Trauma in Children
Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma
Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries
Pediatric Thermal Injury
Pain Management and Sedation
Transport of the Pediatric Trauma Patient