Pediatric major trauma: an approach to evaluation and management.

  title={Pediatric major trauma: an approach to evaluation and management.},
  author={Jahn T Avarello and Richard M. Cantor},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={803-36, x}
Trauma is the leading cause of death in children nationwide. Proper management of the pediatric trauma patient involves many of the components contained within standard trauma protocols. By paying strict attention to the anatomical and physiological differences in the pediatric population, clinicians will be assured the best possible outcomes. This article outlines the fundamentals of proper management of pediatric trauma patients. 

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