a Servicio de Cirugía Pediátrica, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, . The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) protocol is the gold standard for the. Trauma pediatrico atls pdf. A clear and concise communication between the prehospital system and the hospital center is essential. The american college of. Se trata de llevar al paciente indicado, en el tiempo indicado al lugar adecuado. Se siguen las pautas ATLS Se realiza el ABCDE, la evaluación primaria, la.

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Quality of initial trauma care in paediatrics | Anales de Pediatría

We conducted a retrospective study of patients admitted to the paediatric intensive care unit PICU with traumatic injuries. Cir Pediatr, 17pp.

In addition to demographic characteristics, the variables under study included the mechanism of injury, peviatrico team that provided initial care, the Glasgow Coma Score GCS at the time of initial care and the paediatric trauma score PTS. Advanced trauma life support atls student course manual 9th edition pdf preface. Acad Emerg Med, 21pp. Most patients in who the initial care interventions were not performed presented with traumatic brain injury TBI associated with skull fracture and complicated by bleeding subdural or epidural haematoma, intracerebral or subarachnoid haemorrhage.

A clear and concise communication between the prehospital system and the hospital center is essential. Thus, the protocol established by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, designed for groups teams peiatrico, takes into account variables such as peditarico time elapsed to initiation of electrocardiographic monitoring, and the ATLS, geared towards the adult population, assesses the presence of a heart rate of less than bpm as an indicator of haemodynamic stability prior to transfer to radiology, a situation that cannot be extrapolated to the paediatric population.

Our data revealed that in recent years, most of these patients were managed in hospitals with a low level of care, possibly as a result of the decrease in traffic accidents, which means that any professional serving the paediatric population could face such a case.

To assess the quality of initial trauma care, we evaluated attls clinical indicators that are commonly used in studies of this type 8,9 and that reflect the adherence pediatricoo interventions considered indispensable in trauma care: You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here.


It is well known that simulation-based training programmes are a very useful tool for the development of skills and habits that would be difficult to achieve in health ztls with a low prevalence and a high mortality, 10 as is the case of traumatic injury.

The pts was developed to reflect pediarico childrens vulnerability to traumatic injury. Med Clin Barc, pp. We collected the data from emergency department discharge summaries for patients managed in hospitals, or from the patient care reports that must be completed by ALS ambulance teams documenting the performed interventions. We cannot exclude the possibility that the size of the compared groups was responsible for results not being statistically significant despite the absolute increase in the percentage of adherence to 4 out of the 5 analysed indicators.

In conclusion, our results show an increased proportion of trauma cases managed in non-specialty hospitals along with a decrease in trauma severity. We compared continuous variables using the Student t test or the Mann—Whitney U test based on whether the variable followed a normal distribution. Spain does not have specific referral centres for paediatric trauma care, so these patients are usually managed at the scene of the accident by the advance life pediafrico ALS ambulance teams, or at the nearest hospital or primary care centre, which exposes pefiatrico professionals in these facilities to patients with life-threatening conditions with whom they rarely come into contact.

Attls attended to in low complexity hospitals increased from Prehospital pediatric care course traumatic emergencies lesson 6 in this lesson, the focus will first be on the following. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare. The indicators we used for out-of-hospital care in our study were based on the interventions proposed by the AITP management algorithm, although other protocols may be implemented based on the age of the patient pedaitrico different training programmes.

Upon completion of this topic, the participant will be able to. An Pediatr Barc77pp. The availability of a simulation training programme in a given region does not imply that the quality of pre-hospital care is any better compared to other areas, 15 and furthermore, a direct association between the care provided by professionals trained in trauma management and improved outcomes has not been established to date, 16 mainly due to a lack of rigorous studies.


Compliance was compared between the 2 periods. Mapping the use of simulation in prehospital care — a literature review. We also included a fifth indicator that counted the number of interventions performed out of the first 4 pediatico interventions: Introduccion trauma origen del griego hipocrates, s. Nevertheless, training by means of simulation has been proven to increase individual confidence and skills in the management of complex medical situations.

Trauma pediatrico atls pdf

Atls was developed by the american college of surgeons acs committee on trauma cot and was first introduced in the us and abroad in Trauma en pediatria s54 mx este periatrico es elaborado por medigraphic por pedaitrico y una adecuada historia clinica, considerar.

Although there are limited improvements, the setting up of a training programme has not translated into better initial care for trauma patients in our area of influence.

We selected 2 historic cohorts that corresponded to a first period comprehending the 4 years preceding the implementation of the training courses —, group 1 and a second period that included the last 4 years of activity —, group 2.

Prehospital pediatric care course traumatic emergencies. A national analysis of pediatric trauma care utilization and outcomes in the United States.

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As regards quality indicators, pediiatrico the use of neck collar improved its compliance Use of cervical collar. Although it has been estimated that students of these courses retain their knowledge for a period of pediatico years, 17 it is probably unrealistic to depend solely on such courses to achieve an overall improvement in outcomes.

Ambulance without medical staff nurse or physician. Trauma training should be complemented with other support measures in order to achieve a systematic application of the trauma care principles. In children, most traumatic injuries involve blunt trauma to the head. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso.

Conclusions Although there are limited improvements, the setting up of a training programme has not translated into better initial care for trauma patients in our area of influence.

Initial care quality indicators. J Trauma, 40pp.