Head Trauma in Infants and Children and Developmental Disabilities

Chelsy Foulk, SN Abusive head trauma not only impacts infants and children negatively from a physical standpoint, but it also negatively effects their growth, emotional, social, and cognitive development. In the article Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Young children: A Unique Contributor to Developmental Disabilities, several studies are outlined …

Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and the Tadpole Sign

Chelsy Foulk, SN In order to diagnose abusive head trauma in infants, one of the ways to investigate is that of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. These images are taken in order to discover indicators such as subdural hematomas (SDHs), subdural hygromas (SDHys), retinal hemorrhages and encephalopathy. A study …