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Title Abusive head trauma in infants and children : a medical, legal, and forensic reference / Lori Frasier ... [and others]
Published St. Louis, Mo. : G.W. Medical Pub., [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  616.858223 Fra/Aht  AVAILABLE
Description xxxii, 596 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Current perspectives on abusive head trauma -- Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury: recognizing unintentional head injuries in children -- Unintentional head injuries: case studies -- Biomechanics -- Abusive head trauma as a medical diagnosis -- Neuroradiology -- Neuroradiology: case studies -- Neurosurgical interventions -- Neurosurgery: case studies -- Ophthalmology -- Ophthalmology: photographic examples -- Associated injuries -- Associated injuries: case studies -- Medical disorders that mimic abusive head trauma -- Medical disorders that mimic abusive head trauma: case studies -- Nursing care -- Social services -- Collaborative medical and mental health risk assessment -- Autopsy findings -- Pathology: case studies -- Forensic investigations -- Investigation: case study -- Prosecuting a case -- Untrue defenses -- Use of technology in presenting evidence -- Neurodevelopmental outcomes of abusive head trauma -- Outcomes: case studies -- Prevention and education -- Putting it all together: a hypothetical case -- Illustrative case studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Child abuse -- Diagnosis -- Case studies.
Battered child syndrome -- Diagnosis -- Case studies.
Head -- Wounds and injuries -- Case studies.
Children -- Wounds and injuries -- Case studies.
Infants -- Wounds and injuries -- Case studies.
Child Abuse -- diagnosis.
Craniocerebral Trauma.
Child Abuse -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Child Abuse -- prevention & control.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Author Frasier, Lori, 1955-
LC no. 2006004272
ISBN 9781878060686 hardbound reference alkaline paper
1878060686 hardbound reference alkaline paper