Injuries cause more than half of all childhood deaths and a large proportion of pediatric trauma care is provided by non-pediatric specialists. This ebook Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 2nd edition (PDF), provides an update of current practice, backed by evidence-based recommendations, in 4 sections:
I) Trauma systems for children, including epidemiology, disaster planning, organization of pediatric trauma care, and systems for mass pediatric casualties and community injury prevention programs.
II) General principles of resuscitation and supportive care.
III) Specific injuries commonly seen in children, including from child abuse.
IV) Rehabilitation, communication, long-term outcomes and performance improvement methods to monitor outcomes.
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