Pediatric trauma

James F Holmes Jr, Daniel E. Lee

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Trauma continues to be the leading cause of death in children over one year of age despite advances in treatment and preventive measures (1). Anatomic, physiologic, and intellectual differences between children and adults result in different injury patterns, as well as variations in the algorithms for evaluation andmanagement of trauma. This chapter highlights the differences between injured children and adults, and how these variations affect management of the injured child.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTrauma
Subtitle of host publicationEmergency Resuscitation, Perioperative Anesthesia, Surgical Management
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9781420052442
ISBN (Print)9780824729196
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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