Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new guidelines. The new edition includes:
This concise evidence-based book remains 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.
Introduction. Injury prevention. Pain management. Wounds and soft tissue injuries. Head and facial injuries. Neck and back injuries. Fractures & dislocations – gen approach. Injuries of the upper limb. Hand injuries. The lower limb. Burns, chemical and electrical injuries. Bites, stings and allergic reactions. Foreign bodies. Injuries of the external genitalia & anus. Non-accidental injury. Medicolegal & forensic issues. Practical Procedures.