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Chapter 17 - Pediatric Trauma

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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This chapter, provides an overview of the care and evaluation of pediatric trauma patients. The author presents the classification and evaluation of the trauma patient through the primary and secondary surveys. The anesthetic management and consideration from airway to vascular access are discussed.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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Sperka, J, Hanson, S, Hoffmann, R, Dasgupta, M, Meyer, MT. The effects of pediatric advanced life support guidelines on pediatric trauma airway management. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2016;32(8):499503.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed

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