TITLE

Preventing head trauma from abuse in infants

AUTHOR(S)
Jenny, Carole
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/31/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p703
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the study which examine the effectiveness of the Period of PURPLE Crying program in the prevention of shaken baby syndrome and other forms of head trauma in the U.S. She notes that the programs provides educational materials for parents on how to manage frustration with crying infants. She remarks that the program, which is based on developmental principles supported by research, represents a public health approach for child abuse prevention.
ACCESSION #
37371366

 

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