Pediatric Trauma

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alyn217
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186518
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Pediatric Trauma
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2012-12-02 09:04:14
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Pediatric Trauma, burns, and emergency care
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  1. What are some risk factors for non-accidental trauma (NAT)?
    • • Prematurity
    • • Prenatal drug exposure
    • • Developmental disability
    • • Chronic illness
    • • Multiple birth
    • • Unplanned child
    • • Not biologically related 
  2. What are some family/social risk factors for NAT?
    • Drugs/alcohol
    • Maltreatment as a child
    • Single parent
    • Social isolation/lack of support network
    • Rigid or unrealistic expectations
    • • Domestic violence
    • • Poverty
    • • Unemployment
    • • Homelessness 
  3. What are some SnSs of physical abuse?
  4. What are some SnSs of sexual abuse?
  5. What are some SnSs of emotional abuse?
  6. What are some SnSs of neglect?
  7. What three areas need immediate Xray in childhood traumas?
    chest, cervical vertibrae, Pelvis
  8. Order of servey in pediatric trauma
    • Resuscitate (ABCs)
    • Neuro
    • --AVPU
    • --Glascow
    • 2ndary: complete head to toe inventory of all other injuries. 
  9. What does AVPU stand for?
    • Alert
    • responsive to Voice
    • responsive to Pain
    • Unresponsive 
  10. What are some factors affecting outcomes of childhood traumas?
    • The quality and speed of the initial care!!! Level 1 trauma center?
    • Hypoxia
    • Hypovolemia (perfusion)
    • Cerebral Edema
    • Pain control, family presence, rehab and post-trauma counseling 

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