Publisher description for The Hospital for Sick Children manual of pediatric trauma / [edited by] Angelo Mikrogianakis, Rahim Valani, Adam Cheng.


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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.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children -- Wounds and injuries -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Wounds and Injuries -- Handbooks.
Wounds and Injuries -- therapy -- Handbooks.
Child.
Infant.