The Hospital for Sick Children Manual of Pediatric Trauma

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Angelo Mikrogianakis, Rahim Valani, Adam Cheng
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Sep 1, 2007 - Medical - 292 pages
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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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Contents

Airway Management
21
Craniofacial Injury
83
Thoracic Trauma in Children
131
Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma
145
Orthopedic Trauma
161
Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries
177
Pediatric Thermal Injury
193
Smoke Inhalation
203
Electrical Injury
211
Pain Management and Sedation
225
Injury Prevention
245
Transport of the Pediatric Trauma Patient
275
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