This talk is intended for a multi-disciplinary audience of physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists who provide initial care for injured pediatric patients in a non-trauma center. Dr. Donoghue, with his unique qualifications as a board-certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine physician, will discuss:
- The basic assessments of a critically injured pediatric patient
- Initial management steps for trauma, especially traumatic brain injury
- Priorities for preparing to transport an injured child to a trauma center
- Aaron Donoghue, MD, MSCE
This seminar focuses on emergency medicine and was delivered as a Hospitalist Grand Rounds Lecture at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on February 16, 2023.
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