The Specifics of Abusive Head Trauma

Abusive head trauma includes Shaken Baby Syndrome but also includes other injuries inflicted by an adult on a child. The main issue can be that children stop breathing and the lack of oxygen to the brain causes diffuse injury, and thus poor outcome.

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Posted on BrainLine January 9, 2013.

Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine, and Dan Edblom.