American Academy of Pediatrics Report on Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma
May 31st, 16
In the last several years there has been a great deal of media coverage, primarily surrounding court testimony from defense experts, indicating the science about abusive head trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) is faulty. This debate exists primarily among media and the legal profession. Shaking is in fact dangerous to infants and children as supported by a recently released report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This resource can be used to educate professionals in the community about this important issue. Download a copy of the AAP report.