Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken Baby Syndrome, now most commonly referred to as Abusive Head Trauma, is a medico-legal diagnosis in babies and toddlers defined by a triad of symptoms: diffuse brain swelling, subdural hemorrhage, and retinal hemorrhages. Although the diagnosis has played a part in the convictions of thousands of caretakers and parents since the early ’90s, it … Continue reading Shaken Baby Syndrome