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Emergency care of minor trauma in children [electronic resource]: a practical handbook /
Ffion C.W. Davies, Colin E. Bruce, Kate Taylor-Robinson.
imprint
London : Hodder Arnold, 2011.
description
viii, 227 p. : ill.
ISBN
144412014X (pbk.), 9781444120141 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
London : Hodder Arnold, 2011.
isbn
144412014X (pbk.)
9781444120141 (pbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by Sunnybrook users.
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
8740642
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr Ffion Davies is Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK Dr Colin E Bruce is Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK Dr Kate J Taylor-Robinson is Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK
Reviews
Review Quotes
"I highly recommend this handbook -- I will use mine as a teaching reference for my students and residents." --Doody's
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Doody's Reviews, March 2012
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Summaries
Main Description
Succinct and highly illustrated, this handy pocket guide enables doctors, nurses and emergency care practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Key features of this book: Concise, evidence-based text including the latest recommended guidelines andprocedures for instant access to key information Includes generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practicaladvice to help the reader find information at a glance Detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minortrauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis Numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts This book is an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.
Long Description
Succinct and highly illustrated, this handy pocket guide enables doctors, nurses and emergency care practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Providing concise, evidence-based text including all the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, this book has a colour format to provide instant access to all the very latest information and help. Containing warning boxes, clinical tips and illustrated with practical procedures, the book outlines when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis. A supporting website at www.hodderplus.com/minortraumainchildren provides additional resources to support you between cases and help you to perfect your clinical examination technique. Resources include: case vingettes, an image and video library including videos of techniques and clinical examination procedures plus links to the latest CRP guidelines, and a glossary. This book is an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.
Long Description
Succinct and highly illustrated, this handy pocket guide enables doctors, nurses and emergency care practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Key features of this book: Concise, evidence-based text including the latest recommended guidelines and procedures for instant access to key information Includes generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practical advice to help the reader find information at a glance Detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis Numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts This book is an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vi
Acknowledgementsp. vii
How to use this book and websitep. viii
Introductionp. 1
Prevention of injuryp. 3
Pain managementp. 6
Wounds and soft tissue injuriesp. 16
Head and facial injuriesp. 30
Neck and back injuriesp. 46
Fractures and dislocations - general approachp. 58
Injuries of the shoulder to wristp. 69
The handp. 95
The lower limbp. 119
Burns, scalds, chemical and electrical injuriesp. 146
Bites, stings and allergic reactionsp. 156
Foreign bodiesp. 163
Injuries of the external genitalia and anusp. 178
Non-accidental injuryp. 183
Practical proceduresp. 188
Medico-legal issuesp. 211
Indexp. 217
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