Relationship between release of beta-endorphin, cortisol, and trauma severity in children with blunt torso and extremity trauma


Okur H. , Kucukaydin M., OZOKUTAN B. H. , Muhtaroglu S. , Kazez A. , Turan C.

JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, vol.62, no.2, pp.320-324, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.ta.0000222714.91463.a3
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.320-324

Abstract

Purpose: To determine the levels of beta-endorphin and cortisol in children with multiple injuries and to determine whether there is any difference between and compare the severity of trauma and beta-endorphin and cortisol release as calculated using Pediatric Trauma Score (PTS).