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Volume 5
Issue 1
Online publication date 2011-03-01
Title Principles of organization, diagnostics and treatment of children with associated trauma
Author Khilola Alimova, Takhirjan Shadmanov

Pediatric multiple trauma victims present a unique set of problems to the emergency physician, pediatrician, or surgeon. Children rarely sustain lethal injury; delayed recognition and inappropriate management of the common problems encountered in the pediatric trauma patient can lead to a poor outcome.
This study was designed as a retrospective descriptive review of medical records of 289 injured children. All children were admitted in age from 1 to 15 years to the Republican Research Center of Emergency Medicine (Uzbekistan) and its branches during 2000-2009.

Caring for pediatric trauma patients requires an understanding of the distinct anatomy and pathophysiology of the pediatric population. Initial evaluation, management, and resuscitation require a multidisciplinary approach including trauma surgeons, anesthesiologists, and pediatric intensive care physicians.
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Keywords Polytrauma management, pediatric, multiple trauma, associated trauma, pediatric trauma, emergency medical service (EMS)
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