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Blunt Abdominal Trauma in Children

Problems and Solutions

Editors: Ahmad Khan, Rizwan, Wahab, Shagufta (Eds.)

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  • Helps readers to use a different approach to manage pediatric patients as compared to adult patients
  • Includes latest evidence-based approach in diagnosis and treatment 
  • Contains special section on controversies in imaging modality and role of interventional radiology
  • Includes easy-to-follow algorithms and key points in each chapter
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About this book

This book covers the epidemiology, mechanism, risk, various types of injuries, and practical approaches to treating children who have sustained blunt abdominal trauma. It includes dedicated chapters on each key aspect of pediatric blunt abdominal injuries, and explains in detail primary resuscitation and ancillary care for pediatric abdominal trauma. A separate chapter on imaging and interventional imaging helps pediatric caregivers select the right modality in the management of these patients. In addition, the book covers the management of hollow viscus injury and solid organ injury following blunt abdominal trauma. The content is supplemented with detailed flowcharts wherever required to help familiarize readers with the indications and to assist them in surgical decision-making.

The book offers a valuable guide for practicing pediatric surgeons, residents in pediatric surgery and trauma surgeons, as well as for general surgeons, general surgery residents, practicing pediatricians and general physicians.



About the authors


Dr. Rizwan Ahmad Khan is an Associate Professor and head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He received his superspecialisation in Pediatric Surgery from the PGI, Chandigarh. His areas of interest are pediatric urology including pediatric hernia, hydrocele, undesecended testes, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, posterior urethral valves and congenital hydrocephalus. He has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed international and national journals of pediatric surgery and two book chapters. He is a member of various pediatric surgery bodies of India and abroad, and serves as a reviewer for many prominent journals of pediatrics. 

 

Dr Shagufta Wahab holds an M.D. in Radiodiagnosis and is a consultant radiologist currently working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She has published more than 40 papers related to radiodiagnosis in various peer reviewed national and international journals, as well as a handbook. Her main field of research is women’s imaging and MRI, with an emphasis on newer techniques like MR spectroscopy, diffusion and perfusion imaging, MR urography and MR angiography. She is an active member of various international and national radiological societies. 


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-0692-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-0691-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-4481-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Blunt Abdominal Trauma in Children
Book Subtitle
Problems and Solutions
Editors
  • Rizwan Ahmad Khan
  • Shagufta Wahab
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0692-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0692-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0691-4
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4481-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 127
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour
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