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Abusive Head Trauma

see Shaken baby syndrome.

see Cervical Spine in abusive head trauma.

Epidemiology

see Abusive Head Trauma Epidemiology.

Prevention

Abusive head trauma prevention.

Outcome

There is a considerable risk of mortality associated with age at diagnosis in children with AHT.Children <2 and those 2-4 year olds present with different types of injuries. The high risk of mortality in the 2-4 years old is unique to AHT. Efforts should be made to increase awareness about the risk of mortality and identify factors that can aide in a timely accurate diagnosis 1).

References

1)
Nuño M, Ugiliweneza B, Bardini RL, Ozturk A, Stephenson JT, Magaña JN. Age-Related Mortality in Abusive Head Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Mar 8. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002255. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30865156.
abusive_head_trauma.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/26 12:21 by administrador