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dc.date.accessioned2013-03-12T12:43:09Z
dc.date.available2013-03-12T12:43:09Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.submitted2011-04-01en_US
dc.identifier.citationOlufsen, Catherine. Shaken baby syndrome - et vanskelig og alvorlig tema. Prosjektoppgave, University of Oslo, 2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/29736
dc.description.abstractAbstract Background: The purpose of this study is to review the diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome: what it is, different mechanisms of injury, how it is diagnosed, what the differential diagnoses are and the prognosis. Methods: A literary study based on a selection of articles from the use of the following search words in Pubmed: shaken baby syndrome, shaken impact syndrome, non-accidental head injuries and abusive head trauma. Results: Shaken baby syndrome is when a small child is shaken vigorously resulting in subdural hemorrhages, retinal hemorrhages and brain injury. There may be additional injuries present. The mechanism of injury is not fully understood and is subject to great debate. The main issue is whether shaking alone is sufficient to produce severe brain injury. The diagnosis is made on the basis of medical history, clinical and forensic findings and imaging techniques. There are many differential diagnoses and all must be excluded before diagnosing shaken baby syndrome. 7-30 % die, 30-50 % sustain significant cognitive and neurological deficits and 30 % have a full recovery. Conclusions: There is need for more research to determine the mechanism of injury with certainty.eng
dc.language.isonoben_US
dc.titleShaken baby syndrome - et vanskelig og alvorlig temaen_US
dc.typeMaster thesisen_US
dc.date.updated2011-05-23en_US
dc.creator.authorOlufsen, Catherineen_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::720en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographiccitationinfo:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:dissertation&rft.au=Olufsen, Catherine&rft.title=Shaken baby syndrome - et vanskelig og alvorlig tema&rft.inst=University of Oslo&rft.date=2011&rft.degree=Prosjektoppgaveen_US
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-27635en_US
dc.type.documentProsjektoppgaveen_US
dc.identifier.duo114195en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorÅshild Vegeen_US
dc.identifier.bibsys112694853en_US
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/29736/2/Prosjekt-Olufsen.pdf


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