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Pediatric central neurologic trauma: issues for special patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1554569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Head trauma in the pediatric population older than 1 year occurs in approximately 100,00 children per year, resulting in 250,000 to 500,000 hospitalizations annually. Head trauma accounts for 80% of all trauma deaths. The pathophysiology and management of severe pediatric head trauma is discussed. Traumatic injury to the central nervous system, its sequelae, and approaches to maximize cerebral resuscitation and stabilization are reviewed.
L B Altimier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AACN clinical issues in critical care nursing     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1046-7467     ISO Abbreviation:  AACN Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs     Publication Date:  1992 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-07     Completed Date:  1992-05-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9009969     Medline TA:  AACN Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-43     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Craniocerebral Trauma* / nursing,  physiopathology,  therapy
Critical Care / methods*
Education, Nursing, Continuing
Emergency Medical Services / methods*
Infant, Newborn
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

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