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Friday, July 17, 2015

Findley et al. on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Keith A. Findley Diana Rugh Johnson Katherine H. Judson Melissa L. Staas Diane L. Redleaf and Charles Joel Hyman (University of Wisconsin Law School , Independent , University of Wisconsin - Madison - UW Madison Law School , Independent , Independent and Independent) have posted Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma: A Complicated Child Welfare Issue (37 The Guardian 1 (June 2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

This is a short response to a recent paper by Dr. Sandeep Narang and Dr. Christopher Greeley, in which we raise concerns about the diagnostic reliability of certain medical findings used as the basis for allegations of child abuse, particularly shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma.

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