Written by physicians from Toronto's internationally renowned Hospital for Sick Children, this manual presents practical, evidence-based guidelines on the evaluation and management of a wide range of traumatic injuries in children. The authors' recommendations are based on their extensive clinical experience and reviews of the most recent literature, and presented in a concise, accessible format.
Chapters are written in bulleted outline format and include boxed and highlighted "Trauma Pearls," as well as detailed and up-to-date algorithms and flow charts. Numerous illustrations and tables help the reader understand key points. Extensive reading lists appear at the end of each chapter.
Introduction Angelo Mikrogianakis Primary Survey, Secondary Survey, and Adjuncts Priscilla Chiu Airway Management Cengiz Karsli Diagnostic Imaging of the Pediatric Trauma Patient Stephen F. Miller Head Trauma: Medical Management James Hutchison and Anne-Marie Guerguerian Surgical Management of Traumatic Brain Injury Sandrine de Ribaupierre and Peter Dirks Craniofacial Injury Christopher R. Forrest Neck and Airway Injury Paolo Campisi Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries Shauna Jain Thoracic Trauma in Children Patricio Herrera and Jacob C. Langer Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma Mohammed Zamakhshary and Paul W. Wales Orthopaedic Trauma Andrew Howard Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries Andrew Jea and James M. Drake Pediatric Thermal Injury Laura Snell and Howard Clarke Smoke Inhalation Sanjay Mehta Electrical Injury Amina Lalani Drowning and Submersion Injuries Adam Cheng Pain Management and Sedation Rahim Valani Non-Accidental Trauma Michelle Shouldice Injury Prevention Allyson Hewitt Trauma Procedures in the Emergency Department Rahim Valani Transport of the Pediatric Trauma Patient Adam Cheng