Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition

Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition

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ISBN-13: 9781498749251
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 05/18/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 20 MB
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About the Author

David Wesson, MD, FACS, is Trauma Medical Director and Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Texas Children’s Hospital, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

Bindi Naik-Mathuria, MD, is Associate Trauma Medical Director, Texas Children’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

Table of Contents

TRAUMA SYSTEMS FOR CHILDREN. Epidemiology of pediatric trauma. Organizing the community for pediatric trauma. Disaster planning and mass casualties. Organizing the hospital for pediatric trauma care. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF RESCUSCITATION AND SUPPORTIVE CARE. The ABCs of pediatric trauma. Clearance of the cervical spine in children. General principles of resuscitation and supportive care: Burns. Trauma from child abuse. Imaging the injured child. Transfusion therapy in injured children. Pediatric ICU management. Nutritional support for the pediatric trauma patient. Pediatric vascular trauma. Anesthesia for pediatric trauma. SPECIFIC INJURIES. Treatment of severe pediatric head injury: Evidence-based practice. Pediatric facial trauma. Pediatric thoracic trauma. Pediatric abdominal trauma. Pediatric genitourinary trauma. An overview of pediatric musculoskeletal trauma. Spine and pelvis trauma. Extremity trauma. Lower extremity fractures. Pediatric hand trauma. OUTCOMES. Rehabilitation of the child with injuries. Communication with families. Long-term outcomes in injured children.

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