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Shedding light on Paediatric Trauma Imaging - Blog

…map for updates Author: Nikki Abela / Codes: CC4, CC5, PMP4, / Published: 23/07/2016 Trauma is such a sexy topic. Add children and well feelings can change. But why? I hear you ask. What is so different? Paediatric trauma is different. If you have not heard that phrase before, then…

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Paediatric Trauma Anatomy – Easy as AcBC - Blog

…to them, and it’s your responsibility to double check the history you’ve been given. However, if faced with a paediatric trauma, it’s safe to allow the voice of Ross Fisher‘s excellent talk at RCEM & EUSEM conferences echo in your mind “paediatric trauma is different”, but the primary survey is…

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Paediatric Trauma - Podcast

…werent able to attend and for those of you who want to listen again to some of the great talks, this month well be bringing you some of the superb plenary sessions on the podcast. Ross Fisher is the speaker for this podcast on trials and tribulations in paediatric trauma…

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Paediatric Trauma – Minor head injury…..probably - Podcast

Author: Jonathan Benger / Code: CAP18, PMP4 / Published: 23/11/2015 September 2015 brought us the superb RCEM Annual Scientific Conference in Manchester. Rick Body and the Organising Committee did a superb job of providing us with 3 days of education, entertainment and networking. For those of you who…

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Breaking Evidence: EuSEM top scoring PEM abstracts 4-6 - Breaking Evidence

…trauma patient. This prospective case-control study was conducted between August 2016 and May 2017. It enrolled 100 paediatric trauma patients: 67 were multiply injured and 33 had isolated head injuries of varying severity. Blood samples for HMGB 1 were collected from all patients and analysed using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay…

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Cervical Spine Injury - Reference

…2009 Slack S.E, Clancy M.J. 2004. Clearing the cervical spine of paediatric trauma patients. Emerg. Med. J. 21: 189-193 Hoffman J.R, Mower W.R, Wolfson A.B,Todd K.H, Zucker M.I. 2000.Validity of a set of clinical criteria to rule out injury to the cervical spine in patients with blunt trauma. N Engl…

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Shock - Reference

…a reduced Qt vasoconstriction caused by increased sympathetic activity will divert blood away from the peripheral circulation leading to cool peripheries. Capillary refill is a useful test in assessing dehydration in diarrhoeal illness in children [13]and has some value in paediatric trauma [14] but is of questionable value in adult…

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Assessing and Clearing the Cervical Spine - Learning Session

…edn. Hodder and Arnold, 2009. Chapter 12. Slack SE, Clancy MJ. Clearing the cervical spine of paediatric trauma patients. Emerg Med J 2004;21:189-193. Hoffman JR, Mower WR, Wolfson AB et al. Validity of a set of clinical criteria to rule out injury to the cervical spine in patients with blunt…

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RCEM Manchester Day 3 - Podcast

…signs before getting to the pupils! Among the other pearls he suggested: Paediatric Trauma is Different Ross Fisher Ross delivered an excellent talk on paediatric trauma with an emphasis on the fact that major trauma in children is rare and even the paediatric specialists will see this rarely. But when…

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Head Injury - Blog

…pain with a dangerous mechanism but normal neurology, they should have plain films. We have a blog on Paediatric trauma imaging which covers this here. Safeguarding issues: Unfortunately, there will be a proportion of children who present with head injury who will have a Non-Accidental Injury (NAI). We have a…

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