Il management del bambino con trauma cranico: gestione iniziale.

Translated title of the contribution: The management of the child with head injury: initial assessment

A. Chiaretti, S. Pulitanò, R. De Benedictis, A. Langer, L. Viola, O. Genovese, G. Polidori

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Abstract

In western countries, head injury is very important in public health; infact it is the main cause of mortality after infancy and a significant cause of long term disability. The patients with severe head injury needs an intensive care unit management, but the initial approach is a critical phase, too. In fact, it is demonstrated that trauma mortality and morbility are significantly reduced by a quick and well conducted approach. This article focuses the initial management of the injured child.

Translated title of the contributionThe management of the child with head injury: initial assessment
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)425-431
Number of pages7
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Volume25
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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