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Trauma 

Trauma
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Trauma
Author(s):

Stuart Crisp

and Jo Rainbow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199605538.003.0005
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date: 31 July 2021

Assessment 96

Chest trauma 99

Abdominal trauma 102

Head injury 104

Spinal trauma 108

Limb trauma 109

Non-accidental injury and child abuse 112

Further reading 114

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