TITLE

shaken-baby syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1984
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "shaken-baby syndrome" is presented. This term implies a syndrome visible in abused infants and children that results due to accompanying injuries to the head. It is characterized by coma, convulsions, and increased intracranial pressure. It is also known as shaken impact syndrome.
ACCESSION #
21245512

 

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