Understanding shaken baby syndrome.

  title={Understanding shaken baby syndrome.},
  author={Suzanne Franklin Carbaugh},
  journal={Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={105-14; quiz 15-7}
Health care professionals involved in the care of infants are in an ideal position to identify and to educate families, the public, and other health care professionals about the risk factors, dangers, and consequences of infant shaking. The purpose of this article is to review the incidence, biomechanics, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and prognosis of shaken baby syndrome (SBS), as well as to encourage involvement in SBS prevention through the use of a family teaching tool… CONTINUE READING