Diagnostic imaging in pediatric trauma

L. R. Scherer

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)100-108
Number of pages9
JournalSeminars in pediatric surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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