Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma: A Complicated Child Welfare Issue
37 The Guardian 1 (June 2015)
11 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2015
Date Written: July 6, 2015
This is a short response to a recent paper by Dr. Sandeep Narang and Dr. Christopher Greeley, in which we raise concerns about the diagnostic reliability of certain medical findings used as the basis for allegations of child abuse, particularly shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma.
Keywords: shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, child abuse, subdural hematoma, retinal hemorrhage
JEL Classification: K42
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