Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Evaluation
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Trauma is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. The evaluation and resuscitation of the pediatric trauma patient is vitally important and sets the tone, intensity and pace of subsequent care. Although the overall process is similar to adults, there are unique anatomic, physiologic, developmental and social characteristics of children that must be accounted for during the resuscitation phase.
see also Liver and Spleen Trauma, Pancreatic Trauma, Gastrointestinal Trauma, Genitourinary Trauma, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Trauma, Penetrating Trauma, Burns and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Content in this module is referenced in SCORE Trauma: Initial Assessment and Resuscitation overviewAbdominal Trauma overviewThoracic Trauma overview
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Last updated: July 19, 2019
Escobar, Mauricio (Tony) A. "Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Evaluation." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829085/all/Trauma_Resuscitation_and_Initial_Evaluation.
Escobar MA. Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Evaluation. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829085/all/Trauma_Resuscitation_and_Initial_Evaluation. Accessed September 22, 2019.
Escobar, M. A. (2019). Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Evaluation. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829085/all/Trauma_Resuscitation_and_Initial_Evaluation
Escobar MA. Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Evaluation [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 September 22]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829085/all/Trauma_Resuscitation_and_Initial_Evaluation.
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