Severe Head Injury
At the end of this simulation, the participants will be able to:
1. Verbalize the systematic evaluation of an acutely injured pediatric patient using principles of Advanced Trauma Life Support.
2. Properly assign score to describe the mental status of a pediatric trauma patient.
3. Demonstrate two interventions required for stabilization of a pediatric patient with severe head injury.
You can either use the YouTube Video or the Interactive Vimeo Video.
The video includes frames of an animated patient next to a monitor with vital signs that change based on the patient's clinical condition. There is also a prerecorded, narrated prebrief, dispatch, and debrief that you can use to help faciliatate the simulation.
Animation used with permission from OPENPediatrics.
SimBox: A child with Severe Head Injury Video Simulation
Based on the participants' actions, hover over the video progress bar and quickly navigate to different parts of the video. You can also pause and restart the video as indicated.
A Child with Severe Head Injury; A SimBox Interactive Video Simulation
Use the video clickable hotspots to navigate to different parts of the video and find content faster. You can also download the video and use if offline, starting and stopping it as indicated.
Posted: December 2023
Authors: Sofia Athanasopoulou, Maybelle Kou, Erin Montgomery, Sakina Reames, Shalmali Satpute, Marc Auerbach, Elizabeth Sanseau, Ada Earp
Disclaimer: The booklet and video were created as educational and research resources and not to guide clinical practice. Please reach out to our team with any questions or if you want to contribute.