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Thoracoabdominal Trauma

Trauma is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Children have unique injury patterns and substantial differences in their response to trauma when compared with adults; this requires special consideration when addressing the assessment and management of pediatric trauma.

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Overviews of systematic reviews English (6) French All (6)

Blood-clot promoting drugs for acute traumatic injury

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Ker K, Robert, I, Shakur H, Coats TJ,

This is an update of an existing Cochrane review, the last version was published in 2012.

Treatment of severe blunt pancreatic lesions in children

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Haugaard MV, Wettergren A, Hillings JG, Gluud C, Penninga L,

This review shows that strategies regarding non-operative versus operative treatment of severe blunt pancreatic trauma in children are not based on randomised clinical trials.

Preventing death from blood clots, the formation of blood clots and blood clots in the lungs in people who have had physical trauma

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Barrera LM, Perel P, Ker K, Cirocchi R, Farinella E, Morales Uribe CH,

Sixteen studies involving 3,005 people are included in this review.

Should prophylactic antibiotics be used in patients with penetrating abdominal trauma?

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Brand M, Grieve A,

No randomised controlled trials could be found that met the inclusion criteria for this review.

No evidence in favour of using ultrasound to aid diagnosis of patients with a 'blunt' injury to the abdomen

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Stengel D, Bauwens K, Rademacher G, Ekkernkamp A, Gthoff C,

This Cochrane Review may be regarded as a review which provides the best available evidence for clinical practice guidelines and management recommendations.

Regular or selected use of computed tomography (CT) scanning to reduce deaths in people who have a high-energy blunt-traumatic injury

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Van Vugt R, Keus F, Kool D, Deunk J, Edwards M,

We searched medical databases for publications of randomised controlled trials (a clinical study where participants are randomly allocated into treatment groups) comparing the usual approach versus selected use of CT scanning.

Blood-clot promoting drugs for acute traumatic injury

Visit

Ker K, Robert, I, Shakur H, Coats TJ,

This is an update of an existing Cochrane review, the last version was published in 2012.

Treatment of severe blunt pancreatic lesions in children

Visit

Haugaard MV, Wettergren A, Hillings JG, Gluud C, Penninga L,

This review shows that strategies regarding non-operative versus operative treatment of severe blunt pancreatic trauma in children are not based on randomised clinical trials.

Preventing death from blood clots, the formation of blood clots and blood clots in the lungs in people who have had physical trauma

Visit

Barrera LM, Perel P, Ker K, Cirocchi R, Farinella E, Morales Uribe CH,

Sixteen studies involving 3,005 people are included in this review.

Should prophylactic antibiotics be used in patients with penetrating abdominal trauma?

Visit

Brand M, Grieve A,

No randomised controlled trials could be found that met the inclusion criteria for this review.

No evidence in favour of using ultrasound to aid diagnosis of patients with a 'blunt' injury to the abdomen

Visit

Stengel D, Bauwens K, Rademacher G, Ekkernkamp A, Gthoff C,

This Cochrane Review may be regarded as a review which provides the best available evidence for clinical practice guidelines and management recommendations.

Regular or selected use of computed tomography (CT) scanning to reduce deaths in people who have a high-energy blunt-traumatic injury

Visit

Van Vugt R, Keus F, Kool D, Deunk J, Edwards M,

We searched medical databases for publications of randomised controlled trials (a clinical study where participants are randomly allocated into treatment groups) comparing the usual approach versus selected use of CT scanning.