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Abusive Head Trauma Has Deep, Prolonged Effect on Children

Monday, November 17, 2014  
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More than half of children aged 0 to 4 years severely injured by abusive head trauma (AHT) will die before they turn 21 years old, according to new research published online November 17 inPediatrics. The study also found that those children who were severely injured through AHT have a 55% reduction in health-related quality of life.  A related study, also published online November 17 in Pediatrics, validates a prediction tool designed to help clinicians identify victims of AHT.  Click here to read more.....

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