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Trauma and burns

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali

in Paediatric Intensive Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199233274
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726132 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199233274.003.23

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Trauma and burns

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Overview of trauma - Head injury (traumatic brain injury) - Spinal cord injury - Assessment of the patient with TBI/SCI - Clinical management - Neuroimaging - Further management - ICP monitoring and treatment in TBI - Ongoing PICU management - Management of spinal injury - Orthopaedic injury - Thoracic injuries - Abdominal trauma - Maxillofacial and ophthalmologic injury - Urological trauma - Burn injury - Smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning - Lightning injuries - Drowning and near—drowning - Cold injury - Near-hanging and choking - Further reading

Chapter.  11545 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Critical Care ; Paediatrics

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