I'm More Than My Physiology: Adolescent Trauma Patient in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Kelly, Serena Phromsivarak; Scharf, Margaret R.; Westfall, Sandra C.; Pate, Mary Frances D.
February 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010 Supplement, p14
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "I'm More Than My Physiology Adolescent Trauma Patient in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit," by Serena Phromsivarak Kelly, Margaret R. Scharf, Sandra C. Westfall and Mary Frances D. Pate. It discusses a 12-year-old girl admitted to a level 1 trauma center after suffering scalp degloving injury. It discusses the importance of excellent developmental care for all patients as health care providers search interventions that stress the whole person.


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