Is there a “Shaken Baby Syndrome”?

shakenA child with injuries consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome presents unique challenges to the primary care physician.

In a recent Grand Rounds presentation, Mark Feingold, MD, Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, offered an update on some of the latest issues surrounding this deeply disturbing concern, including:

  1. Supporting the safety of children through accurate diagnosis of abusive head trauma absent absolute proof
  2. Performing a relevant and responsible differential diagnosis
  3. Describing the current conflicts over abusive head trauma absent impact

Click HERE to view the presentation. It will remain in our enduring materials archive until Jan. 9, 2016. A post-test will appear following the conclusion of the presentation.

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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