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Early Management of Patients with a Head Injury

Location: http://www.sign.ac.uk/guidelines/fulltext/46/index.html

Early Management of Patients with a Head Injury. SIGN Guideline
SIGN Publication No. 46 ISBN 1899893 27 X Published August 2000
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Head Injuries Orthoteers

Location: http://www.orthoteers.com/(S(ns02n455kewzbb45hz0c5t55))/mainpage.aspx?section=27&article=319

Notes on the assessment of head injuries -
Indications for skull xray
Glascow Coma Scale
Indications for admission
Indications for CT Scan
Referral to neurosurgeon
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The counterintuitive effect of multiple injuries in severity scoring Open Access

Location: http://www.sjtrem.com/content/19/1/26

Conclusions In NISS, the same weight is assigned to the three worst injuries, although the contribution of the second and third to the probability of death is smaller than that of the worst one. An improvement of the predictive ability of NISS can be obtained adjusting for the number of injuries.
The...
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The Multiply Injured Child Musculoskeletal Aspects POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/theMultiplyInjuredChild.asp

Objectives
1. Discuss priorities for imaging musculoskeletal injuries in the multiply injured child
2. Discuss the indications for operative fixation of fractures in the multiply injured patient, and whether indications are altered from those for a patient with a single fracture
3. Discuss the...
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The Multiply Injured Child POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/theMultiplyInjuredChildOther.asp

Objectives
1. Discuss the optimum initial management of the multiply injured child
2. Describe the demographics of children most at risk for injury
Discussion points
1. Describe step by step the immediate evaluation of the multiply injured child. At what point does the orthopaedist...
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The Polytraumatized Patient eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic640.htm

Schultz & Dang 2005
Orthopedic surgery plays a key role in the treatment of the polytraumatized patient. In a study at Brown University, gunshot wounds required more orthopedic trauma resources than other surgical areas. The orthopedic surgeon is a member of a team consisting of many specialists, including emergency medicine physicians,...
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Trauma Management Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/trauma_management

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Initial Orders for the Trauma Patient:
References
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Validation of the New Injury Severity Score for Outcome Prediction

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota04/otapa/OTA04739.htm

OTA Paper 2004: A Study in 13,301 Patients from the German Trauma Registry
Purpose The NISS is a recent modification of the ISS, calculated from the sum of the squares of AIS for the three worst injuries, regardless of body region. The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive...
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