Nuances in pediatric trauma

Mary Ella Kenefake, Matthew Swarm, Jennifer Walthall

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12 Scopus citations

Abstract

Pediatric trauma evaluation mimics adult stabilization in that it is best accomplished with a focused and systematic approach. Attention to developmental differences, anatomic and physiologic nuances, and patterns of injury equip emergency physicians to stabilize and manage pediatric injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)627-652
Number of pages26
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

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Keywords

  • Pediatric abdominal trauma
  • Pediatric airway
  • Pediatric C-spine
  • Pediatric head trauma
  • Pediatric primary survey
  • Pediatric secondary survey
  • Pediatric trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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