Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children

Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children

A Medical, Legal & Forensic Reference

Lori Frasier, MD, FAAP, Kay Rauth-Farley, MD, FAAP, Randell Alexander, MD, PhD, FAAP, Robert Parrish, JD


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630 pages, 611 images, 38 contributors

Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children combines the best clinical writing with high-quality photographic content found in color atlases -- a wealth of knowledge bound in one concise edition. This ebook features a four minute video explaining the mechanism of injury in shaken baby syndrome.

This reference addresses all aspects of abusive head trauma cases in one complete reference for clinicians, investigators, prosecutors, and social workers. More than 600 clinical photographs illustrate inflicted child head injuries with case studies and multidisciplinary analyses, including discussions of shaken baby syndrome, shaken impact syndrome, differential diagnoses, forensic analysis, autopsies, prosecutorial issues, long-term care of survivors, and the role of social services.