Shaking and Other Non-Accidental Head Injuries in Children / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 162
The Research Programme on Shaken Baby Syndrome in Edinburgh isinternationally recognised for its prominent ongoing research intothe epidemiology, bio-mechanics, primary and secondary braininsults, neuroradiological aspects, medical-social aspects, andneurodevelopmental and neuropsychometric sequelae of shaking ababy. In this book, a highly distinguished team of experts from theprogramme present the clinician with the latest findings on thesyndrome, covering the diagnosis of the syndrome itself and thelong-term disability that results which, unlike other forms ofchild abuse associated with psychological scars, is also associatedwith a high degree of life-long physical and intellectualdisability. This will be invaluable reading for all professionalsconcerned with diagnosing and treating this syndrome.
About the Author
Robert A. Minns is the author of Shaking and Other Non-Accidental Head Injuries in Children, published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
Preface Martin Bax; 1. Epidemiology John Livingston; 2. Mechanisms and clinical presentation Robert Minns; 3. Haemorrhagic retinopathy of shaken injury: clinical and pathological aspects Andrew Parsons, Kristina May and Robert Doran; 4. Neuroimaging in acute and subacute non-accidental head injury: ultrasound and CT Tim Jaspen; 5. Initial and sequential MRI in non-accidental injury Maeve McPhillips; 6. Skeletal injuries in non-accidental injury Stephanie McKenzie; 7. Secondary brain insults Peter Andrews; 8. Early post-traumatic seizures Karen Barlow and Robert Minns; 9. Mechanism and management of subdural haemorrhage Jonathan Punt; 10. Neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological outcome Karen Barlow; 11. Neuropathology of non-accidental head injury Jeanne Bell; 12. Child protection and prevention Jacqueline Mok; 13. Conclusions Robert Minns and Keith Brown; Glossary of terms Nina Punt; Index.