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Blunt abdominal trauma in children problems and solutions /

Other Authors: Ahmad Khan, Rizwan,, Wahab, Shagufta,, SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Singapore : Springer, 2018.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 127 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Foreword; Preface; Contents; About the Editors; 1: Introduction and Epidemiology of Abdominal Trauma in Children; 1.1 Background and Epidemiology; 1.2 Historical and Social Perspectives; 1.3 Magnitude of Problem (Morbidity and Mortality); 1.4 Risk Factors; 1.5 Summary; References; 2: Injury and Risk of Abdominal Trauma in Children; 2.1 Mechanism and Patterns of Pediatric Abdominal Injury; 2.1.1 Age; 2.1.2 Gender; 2.1.3 Socioeconomic Status; 2.1.4 Other Risk Factors; References; 3: Prevention of Paediatric Abdominal Trauma; 3.1 Basics of Injury Prevention.
  • 3.2 Injury Pyramid (Diagram): Burden of Paediatric Injuries on the Healthcare System3.3 Public Health Model of Injury Prevention; 3.3.1 Haddon Illustration of an Injury Event; Injury Surveillance; 3.3.2 Childhood Injuries: Global Initiatives; References; 4: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Children; 4.1 Diagnosis; 4.2 Assessment; 4.3 Management; 4.3.1 Psychological First Aid/Crisis Intervention; 4.3.2 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy; 4.3.3 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); 4.3.4 Play Therapy; 4.3.5 Group Therapy.
  • 4.3.6 Psychodynamic Psychotherapy4.3.7 Family Therapy; 4.3.8 Specific Parent: Child Therapy; References; 5: Prehospital and Initial Trauma Care; 5.1 Background; 5.2 Prehospital Response; 5.2.1 On-Site Treatment and Resuscitation; Primary Survey and Resuscitation by Trained Transport Personnel; Haemorrhage; Airway and Cervical Spine; Breathing; Circulation; Disability; Exposure and Environment; First Aid by Lay Person/Guardian While Waiting for Medical Help; 5.2.2 Evacuation and Transport of an Injured Child; 5.3 Evacuation and Transport of an Injured Child.
  • 7.6 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound7.6.1 Agents; 7.7 Adverse Reactions and Contraindications; 7.8 CT Scan; 7.8.1 Indications; 7.8.2 Procedure and Protocol; 7.8.3 Consideration of Radiation Exposure; 7.8.4 Interpretation of Scans; Hepatic Injury; Splenic Injury; Renal Trauma; Pancreatic and Other Solid Organ Injury; Injury to Bowel and Mesentery; 7.8.5 Avoiding Pitfalls in Diagnosis; 7.8.6 Role of CT Scan in Follow-Up; 7.9 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); References; 8: Interventional Imaging in Pediatric Abdominal Trauma; 8.1 Indications.