Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Pocket Atlas, Volume 1: Traumatic Injuriesoffers complete guidelines for identifying and responding to pediatric abusive head trauma, all in a portable format. Written in mostly non-technical language and conveniently sized, this guide can easily be referenced at any point during the identification or response process. This complete overview of abusive head trauma includes comprehensive information on common presentation and possible outcomes of abusive head trauma. It also details the many different kinds of injuries that may result from abusive head trauma, including extracranial injuries and scalp trauma, intracranial injuries with and without associated bleeding, and fractures. This pocket guide is supplemented with more than 150 radiologic images, offering a perfect point of reference for identifying the various kinds of injuries one may face in investigating abusive head trauma. This atlas also provides readers with concrete analyses of a variety of traumatic head injuries in children. The comprehensive nature of Pediatric Head Trauma Pocket Atlas: Traumatic Injuries makes it an ideal resource for medical, social work, and law enforcement professionals in need of a quick, comprehensive field reference on abusive head trauma.
About the Authors:
Lori Frasier is the medical director of Medical Assessment at the Center for Safe and Healthy Families at Primary Children's Medical Center and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Tanya Hinds, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and a Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician. She is also an Attending in Child Abuse Pediatrics at the Child and Adolescent Protection Center at Children's National Medical Center.
Francois Maurice Luyet, a board certified Pediatrician. After graduating from University of Geneva Medical School, he completed his residency at Montreal Children's Hospital in 1975.