In the management of the critically injured pediatric trauma patient, the diagnostic armamentarium of the clinician includes a number of radiographic procedures to assist in determining the life-threatening and disabling injuries of the young patient. This article reviews the emergent and definitive systems radiographs helpful in diagnosing blunt and penetrating injuries. The clinician is provided a stepwise systematic process of evaluating life-threatening and complicated injuries of the head, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and extremities.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Seminars in pediatric surgery|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health