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Title Shaking and other non-accidental head injuries in children / edited by Robert A. Minns, J. Keith Brown
Published London : Mac Keith Press : Distributed by Cambridge University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 512 pages) : illustrations
Series Clinics in developmental medicine, 0069-4835 ; no. 162
Clinics in developmental medicine ; no. 162
Contents Foreword / Alan Craft -- Preface -- 1. Neurological perspectives on non-accidental head injury and whiplash/shaken baby syndrome: an overview / Robert A. Minns and J Keith Brown -- 2. The biomechanics of shaking / Chris N Morison and Robert A. Minns -- 3. The epidemiology of non-accidental head injury / John H Livingston and Anne-Marie Childs -- 4. Non-accidental heal injury in Scotland: the Scottish database / Robert A Minns et al -- 5. Haemorrhagic retinopathy of shaking injury: clinical and pathological aspects / Kristina May, M Andrew Parsons and Robert Doran -- 6. Ultrasound and computed tomography in the diagnosis of non-accidental head injury / Tim Jaspan -- 7. Initial and sequential MRI in non-accidental head injury / Maeve McPhillips -- 8. Skeletal injuries / Stephanie Mackenzie -- 9. Mechanisms and management of subdural haemorrhage / Jonathan Punt -- 10. Non-surgical treatment of acute encephalopathies / K Kamath Tallur, Robert A Minns and J Keith Brown -- 11. The neuropathology of non-accidental head injury / Jeanne E Bell -- 12 Outcome and prognosis of non-accidental head injury in infants / Robert A Minns, Patricia A Jones and Karen M Barlow -- 13. Child protection and the prevention of abuse / Jacqueline YQ Mok -- 14. Shaken baby syndrome and police procedure / Phillip Wheeler -- 15. Legal aspects of shaken baby syndrome / Cathy Cobley -- 16. Assessment and decision-making in non-accidental head injury cases: a social work perspective / Elaine Ennis -- Glossary / Nina Punt -- Index
Summary Presents information on shaken baby syndrome. Covering the diagnosis, the long-term disability that results which is also associated with a high degree of life-long physical and intellectual disability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shaken baby syndrome.
Infants -- Wounds and injuries.
Head -- Wounds and injuries.
Whiplash injuries.
Preschool children.
Newborn infants.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries.
Brain damage.
Child abuse.
Craniocerebral Trauma
Brain Injuries
Child Abuse
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Whiplash Injuries
Child, Preschool
Infant, Newborn
Brain Damage, Chronic
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Pediatric Emergencies.
Head -- Wounds and injuries.
Infants -- Wounds and injuries.
Shaken baby syndrome.
Hoofd (mens)
Lichamelijk letsel.
Trauma's (geneeskunde)
Form Electronic book
Author Minns, R. A. (Robert Anthony)
Brown, J. Keith
ISBN 9781907655654