To send content items to your account,
please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies.
If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.
Find out more about sending content to .
To send content items to your Kindle, first ensure email@example.com
is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings
on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part
of your Kindle email address below.
Find out more about sending to your Kindle.
Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations.
‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi.
‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.
Describe the differences between pediatric and adult trauma.
Explain the initial evaluation and management priorities in an injured pediatric patient.
Describe the developing physiologic and anatomical characteristics of infants and children.
Identify anatomical characteristics of the pediatric airway and describe the associated implications for airway management after trauma with potential cervical spine injury.
Describe fluid options and blood product resuscitation for a bleeding pediatric patient.
Explain the anesthetic considerations applicable to the care of an injured child, and how trauma influences the choice of medications and other elements of the anesthetic plan.
Describe the physiology and pharmacology of drugs used in the management of injured infants and children.
List alternatives available for the management of pediatric acute postoperative pain, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Trauma remains the leading cause of mortality and serious long-term morbidity in the pediatric population. A significant majority of pediatric trauma occurs in motor vehicle accidents. Injuries related to falls and sports comprise the second largest group. Other causes include drowning, child abuse, and burns. Falls from heights are most common in toddlers, while older children sustain more traumatic injuries from motor vehicle and bicycle accidents . Homicide is the leading cause of traumatic death in infants, 50 percent occurring in the first four months after birth . Pediatric injuries vary from minor and isolated, to severe, multiple, and potentially fatal, involving several organ systems.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this to your organisation's collection.