Shaken Baby Syndrome

SBS/AHT, is a medico-legal diagnosis in babies and toddlers defined by a triad of symptoms: brain swelling, subdural hemorrhages, and retinal hemorrhages. These symptoms were once thought to be caused by parents violently shaking their babies, but research shows this was and still is an unproven hypothesis. SBS/AHT was not reviewed by an independent scientific … Continue reading Shaken Baby Syndrome