Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children: A Medical, Legal and Forensic Reference with Supplementary CD-ROM

Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children: A Medical, Legal and Forensic Reference with Supplementary CD-ROM

By: Robert Parrish (author), J. C. Upshaw Downs (author), Lori D. Frasier (author), Kay Rauth-Farley (author), Randell Alexander (author)Mixed Media

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Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children combines all aspects of abusive head trauma cases into one complete reference for clinicians, investigators, prosecutors, and social workers. The text details the application of medical science to the investigation and prosecution of these cases, as well as issues of long-term outcome, developmental and educational needs, and strategies for community-based education and prevention.More than 600 clinical photographs illustrate inflicted head injuries with case studies and multidisciplinary analysis, including discussions of shaken baby syndrome, shaken impact syndrome, differential diagnoses, forensic analysis, autopsies, prosecutorial issues, long-term care of survivors, and the role of social services.This single-volume edition combines the best clinical writing with high-quality photographic content found in color atlases - a wealth of knowledge bound in one concise edition.""The Abusive Head Trauma CD-ROM"" depicts how head injuries occur using 3-D images and animation developed from actual forensic analysis of victimized children. This product is valuable for explaining the complex biomechanics of abusive head injury to investigators, and mandated reporters. Clear up confusion about what is and is not shaken baby syndrome with exacting animations developed by an objective and esteemed pathologist.


Volume I: A Clinical Guide - Chapter 1 Perspectives of Abusive Head Trauma - Chapter 2 Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Recognizing Unintentional Head Injuries in Children - Chapter 3 Biomechanics of Head Injuries - Chapter 4 Abusive Head Trauma as a Medical Diagnosis - Chapter 5 Radiology/Neuroradiology - Chapter 6 Neurosurgical Interventions - Chapter 7 Ophthalmology - Chapter 8 Abusive Head Trauma and Associated Injuries - Chapter 9 Medical Disorders Confused With Abusive Head Trauma - Chapter 10 Nursing Care for the Head Injured Patient - Chapter 11 The Role of Social Services - Chapter 12 Autopsy Findings in Abusive Head Trauma - Chapter 13 Forensic Investigation of Abusive Head Trauma - Chapter 14 Prosecution Issues - Chapter 15 Use of Technology in Presenting Evidence - Chapter 16 Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury - Chapter 17 Prevention and Education - Chapter 18 The Role of the Media in Abusive Head Trauma Cases - Chapter 19 A Hypothetical Case: Putting it All Together Volume II: A Color Atlas - Chapter 1 Defining Abusive Head Trauma - Chapter 2 Normal Anatomy of the Head - Chapter 3 Biomechanics of Injury - Chapter 4 Radiology - Chapter 5 Ophthalmology - Chapter 6 Neurosurgery - Chapter 7 Pathology - Chapter 8 Abusive Head Trauma and Associated Injuries/Injuries Not Involving the Brain - Chapter 9 Accidental Head Trauma - Chapter 10 Mimics of Abusive Head Trauma - Chapter 11 Outcomes - Chapter 12 Investigation - Chapter 13 Technologies and Prosecution Issues - Chapter 14 Untrue Defense Issues - Chapter 15 Prevention - Chapter 16 Parent Issues and Resources - Chapter 17 Ten Abuse Cases

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781878060747
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 630
  • ID: 9781878060747
  • ISBN10: 1878060740

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