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Pediatric trauma [electronic resource] : pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment /
edited by David E. Wesson ... [et al.] ; associate editors, Arthur Cooper ... [et al.].
imprint
New York : Taylor & Francis, 2006.
description
xv, 427 p. : ill.
ISBN
082474117X (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780824741174 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Taylor & Francis, 2006.
isbn
082474117X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824741174 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8025261
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, July 2006
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Main Description
The definitive text on the state-of-the-art in pediatric trauma care, this reference offers detailed descriptions of procedures in system design, pediatric resuscitation, supportive care, diagnostic imaging, pain management, and transfusion therapy by experts with hands-on experience in the field. Providing evidence-based recommendations, as well as current articles on rehabilitation, long-term outcomes, and infection control, this guide is invaluable for all professionals focusing on the needs of children with life and limb threatening injuries.
Main Description
This guide serves as a stand alone text on the latest technologies in pediatric trauma care emphasizes direct patient care and covers injuries caused by blunt and penetrating mechanical forces includes chapters on rehabilitation and long term outcomes not covered elsewhere presents new material on communication and coping skills after the death of a child addresses issues related to neuro-, genitourinary, and skeletal trauma, as well as injuries affecting the face, abdomen, and hands describes both hospital and community preparedness for pediatric trauma care The definitive text on the state-of-the-art in pediatric trauma care, this reference offers detailed descriptions of procedures in system design, pediatric resuscitation, supportive care, diagnostic imaging, pain management, and transfusion therapy by experts with hands-on experience in the field. Providing evidence-based recommendations, as well as current articles on rehabilitation, long-term outcomes, and infection control, this guide is invaluable for all professionals focusing on the needs of children with life and limb threatening injuries.
Table of Contents
Epidemiology of pediatric traumap. 1
Organizing the community for pediatric traumap. 9
Organizing the hospital for pediatric trauma carep. 33
The ABCs of pediatric traumap. 43
Clearance of the cervical spine in childrenp. 61
Trauma from child abusep. 73
Fetal traumap. 83
Imaging the injured childp. 97
Transfusion therapy in injured childrenp. 107
Pediatric ICU managementp. 123
Nutritional support for the pediatric trauma patientp. 135
Anesthesia for pediatric traumap. 147
Prevention and treatment of trauma-related infection in childrenp. 181
Pediatric organ failurep. 197
Treatment of severe pediatric head injury : evidence-based practicep. 211
Pediatric facial traumap. 231
Pediatric thoracic traumap. 245
Abdominal trauma in childrenp. 267
Pediatric genitourinary traumap. 303
Pediatric orthopedic traumap. 325
Pediatric hand traumap. 357
Rehabilitation of the child with injuriesp. 371
Long-term outcomes in injured childrenp. 389
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