Paediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Paediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

BOOK REVIEW

Publisher: Taylor and Francis (CRC press)

Date of publication:15/05/2017

Authors: David E Wesson Bindi Naik-Mathuria

This book builds on the successful first edition to present a comprehensive survey of current practice in paediatric trauma care.

It offers detailed descriptions of a whole range of paediatric trauma topics, including trauma systems, paediatric resuscitation, supportive care, diagnostic imaging, pain management, pathophysiology and management of injury, non-accidental trauma, and rehabilitation.

The book provides updated evidence-based recommendations from expert authors and contains essential information for all surgical and medical specialists who manage paediatric trauma patients.

Contents include; Trauma systems for children, including epidemiology, organisation of paediatric trauma care, disaster planning and systems for mass paediatric casualties and community injury prevention programmes; General principles of resuscitation and supportive care; Specific injuries commonly seen in children, including from child abuse; and rehabilitation, communication, long-term outcomes and performance improvement methods to monitor outcomes.

In summary, this book provides an update of current practice, backed by evidence-based recommendations.

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