Shaken baby syndrome: inflicted cerebral trauma. Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1993-1994.

  • Published 1997 in Delaware medical journal

Abstract

Physical abuse is the leading cause of serious head injury in infants. While physical abuse has in the past been a diagnosis of exclusion, data regarding the nature and frequency of head trauma consistently support a medical presumption of child abuse when a child younger than one year of age has intracranial injury. Shaken baby syndrome is a serious form… (More)

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