Chapter 8. Emergency Care of the Critically Ill or Seriously Injured Child

  1. Karen Cleaver and
  2. Janet Webb
  1. Karen Chandler,
  2. Gill McEwing and
  3. Janet Kelsey

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691786.ch8

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

How to Cite

Chandler, K., McEwing, G. and Kelsey, J. (2007) Emergency Care of the Critically Ill or Seriously Injured Child, in Emergency Care of Children and Young People (eds K. Cleaver and J. Webb), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691786.ch8

Editor Information

  1. School of Health and Social Care, The University of Greenwich, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101103

Online ISBN: 9780470691786

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Keywords:

  • emergency care of critically ill children;
  • emergency department;
  • seriously injured child;
  • accident injuries;
  • stabilisation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rapid assessment of ABCD

  • The seriously injured child in accident and emergency

  • Stabilisation, retrieval and transfer

  • Summary