Introduction / Prevention Of Injury / Pain Management / Wounds And Soft Tissue Injuries / Head And Facial Injuries / Neck And Back Injuries / Fractures And Dislocations - General Approach / Injuries Of The Shoulder To Wrist / The Hand / The Limping Child / Burns, Scalds, Chemical And Electrical Injuries / Bites, Stings And Allergic Reactions / Foreign Bodies / Injuries Of The External Genitalia And Anus / Non-Accidental Injury / Practical Procedures / Medico-Legal Issues
Succinct and highly illustrated, this handy pocket guide enables doctors, nurses and emergency care practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care.
Providing concise, evidence-based text including all the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, this book has a colour format to provide instant access to all the very latest information and help. Containing warning boxes, clinical tips and illustrated with practical procedures, the book outlines when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis.
A supporting website at www.hodderplus.com/minortraumainchildren provides additional resources to support you between cases and help you to perfect your clinical examination technique. Resources include: case vingettes, an image and video library including videos of techniques and clinical examination procedures plus links to the latest CRP guidelines, and a glossary.
This book is an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.