August 1974

News and Announcements

Am J Dis Child. 1974;128(2):271-272. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110270145050

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Childhood Trauma Symposium.—A comprehensive childhood trauma symposium, sponsored by the Indiana University School of Medicine and the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, will be held in Indianapolis at the Stouffer's Indianapolis Inn on Sept 11 and 12, 1974.

Topics include child abuse; birth trauma; shock in infants and children; posttraumatic pulmonary insufficiency; autotransfusion; disseminated intravascular coagulation; burns; ophthalmologic trauma; head and spinal cord injuries; orthopedic and hand injuries; trauma to the chest and abdomen; x-ray evaluation of the childhood trauma patient; and emergency room organization, care, and triage.

Visiting faculty include Irwin R. Berman, MD, New York University School of Medicine; Frederick C. Green, MD, George Washington University School of Medicine; Paul P. Griffin, MD, Vanderbilt School of Medicine; J. Alex Haller, MD, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; W. Hardy Hendren, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital; E. B. Hendrick, MD, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; Thomas S.

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