Written by physicians from Toronto's internationally renowned Hospital for Sick Children, this manual presents practical, evidence-based guidelines on the evaluation and management of a wide range of traumatic injuries in children. The authors' recommendations are based on their extensive clinical experience and reviews of the most recent literature, and presented in a concise, accessible format. Chapters are written in bulleted outline format and include boxed and highlighted "Trauma Pearls," as well as detailed and up-to-date algorithms and flow charts. Numerous illustrations and tables help the reader understand key points. Extensive reading lists appear at the end of each chapter.