This measurement depends on the real number and size of red blood cells. Contrary to previously medical teachings, adult trauma research have shown a drop in hematocrit may appear immediately after injury – predicting ongoing occult, or nonobvious, loss of blood. To date, the use of hematocrit in triaging bleeding pediatric trauma sufferers was not investigated. Unintentional injury from trauma may be the leading reason behind death in children over the age of one year of age. Because young children could be far more difficult to assess clinically than adults, identifying their injuries and assessing loss of blood in these patients is more difficult, requiring resources including advanced imaging, inpatient observation and serial blood testing. Identifying pediatric intra-abdominal damage is especially difficult, based on the CHLA researchers.The series kicks-off in Nashville, Tenn. On Sept. 28, accompanied by events in Scottsdale-Tempe, Ariz., Saint Petersburg, Fla., and NORTH PARK, Calif. Cedric Bryant. Whether being coached by an ACE-accredited professional or using ACE's online teaching resources, this is a great opportunity to start a journey toward completing a 5K or half-marathon. Related StoriesNoninvasive ventilation and supplemental oxygen during workout training benefit patients with serious COPDExercise can protect brain function, reduce occurrence of PTSDShort bursts of high intensity exercise might improve cardiovascular health in teens Competitor Group is thrilled to become listed on forces with ACE, said Dana Allen, general supervisor of the Women's Running Series.