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  • http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/abusi...
  • Abusive head trauma can be caused by direct blows to the head, dropping or throwing a child, or shaking a child.
  • http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/brain/shaken.html?tracking=P...
  • Abusive head trauma results from injuries caused by someone (most often a parent or other caregiver) vigorously shaking a child or striking the child's head against a surface.
  • https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/can/identifying/phys-abuse/id...
  • Addresses the incidence of AHT in the United States and reviews common signs and symptoms that are helpful in distinguishing accidental from abusive head trauma in young children.
  • http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Progression-chronic-subdural-haem...
  • Abusive head trauma is a serious form of child abuse that can lead to severe neuropsychological sequelae or death in infants.
  • http://www.sanfordhealth.org/HealthInformation/ChildrensHealth/Ar...
  • Unlike other forms of inflicted head trauma, abusive head trauma results from injuries caused by someone vigorously shaking a child.
  • http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/132/6/e1546
  • o 25 codes for 2009 data.13 The data also contain external cause of injury codes (E codes).
  • http://www.livescience.com/16111-child-abuse-recession.html
  • Led by Rachel Berger, a professor of pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, the study researchers gathered data on abusive head trauma in children under the age of 5 in three geographic regions: six counties near Seattle, Wash., 23 counties in ...
  • http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shaken-baby-syndrom...
  • Shaken baby syndrome , also known as abusive head trauma, shaken impact syndrome, inflicted head injury or whiplash shake syndrome , is a serious brain injury resulting from forcefully shaking an infant or toddler.
  • http://www.doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/hd/51085
  • MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Half of children who experience a severe abusive head trauma before the age of 5 will die before they turn 21, according to a new study.
  • http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/abusive-h...
  • Abusive head trauma is the leading cause of physical child abuse deaths in the United States.3
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