Chapter

Minor injuries

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569572.003.0032

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Minor injuries

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Minor injuries: overview 976

First aid for burns 978

Poisoning management 980

Within the UK, every year approximately 2.3 million children attend the accident and emergency department as a result of sustaining an injury, the majority of which are minor. However, it should be remembered that ‘accidents’ are the most common cause of death in children under 15 years of age....

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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