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Injury in the Young

Injury in the Young

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S. Jarvis, P. Edwards, B. M. Phillips, B. Wright, G. S. Samra, R. M. Bingham, C. M. Bannister, J. G. Andrew, J. Grigg, M. P. Ward Platt, P. M. Sharples, D. Bohn, C. Childs, M. J. Muller, D. N. Herndon, M. Crouchman, J. Harris
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  • Date Published: July 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521037372

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  • This book describes the underlying mechanisms and pathophysiological processes that relate to various childhood injuries, and brings together experimental and empirical data that determine the rational management of injury in childhood. It also deals with the wider issues of service organization and rehabilitation. The book describes the most common causes and types of injury encountered in the young, including trauma, head injury, near drowning and burns. It also deals with essential aspects of effective hospital management of injury, including trauma scoring, life support and nutritional support. It is intended for trainees and consultants in pediatrics, pediatric surgery, accident and emergency medicine, anesthesia, and intensive care, and it will also serve as a source book for medical and nonmedical researchers.

    • Covers a broad range of issues including the commonest causes and types of injury in the young and their effective management
    • Explains the scientific basis of trauma
    • Deals with prevention and rehabilitation
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    "Injury in the Young is timely, up to date, and comprehensive. It will be useful to all those involved in the prevention of childhood injuries and in the care of injured children."-- Journal of Community Health

    "This is a unique, useful text for physicians involved in the care of injured children." David C. Grossman, University of Washington School of Medicine

    "The book describes the most common causes and types of injury encountered in the young, including trauma, head injury, near drowning, and burns. It also deals with essential aspects of effective management of injury in the hospital, including trauma scoring, life support, and nutritional support." Nurse Practitioner

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    • Date Published: July 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521037372
    • length: 332 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • contains: 31 b/w illus. 30 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Editor's preface
    1. The epidemiology of trauma involving children S. Jarvis and P. Edwards
    2. Emergency room requirements for children B. M. Phillips
    3. Child deaths in Accident and Emergency B. Wright
    4. Immediate life support G. S. Samra and R. M. Bingham
    5. Evaluation of injury in children B. M. Phillips
    6. Injuries of the developing brain C. M. Bannister
    7. Wound healing in children J. G. Andrew
    8. The lung after injury in children J. Grigg
    9. Metabolic and endocrine stress responses to surgery M. P. Ward Platt
    10. Head injury in children P. M. Sharples
    11. Near drowning D. Bohn
    12. The acute response to burn injury in children C. Childs
    13. Nutritional support of the severely burned child M. J. Muller and D. N. Herndon
    14. Recovery, rehabilitation and the neuropsychological sequelae of head injury M. Crouchman
    15. Children's rights and child protection J. Harris
    Index.

  • Editors

    M. P. Ward Platt, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

    R. A. Little, University of Manchester

    Contributors

    S. Jarvis, P. Edwards, B. M. Phillips, B. Wright, G. S. Samra, R. M. Bingham, C. M. Bannister, J. G. Andrew, J. Grigg, M. P. Ward Platt, P. M. Sharples, D. Bohn, C. Childs, M. J. Muller, D. N. Herndon, M. Crouchman, J. Harris

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