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Title Shaken baby syndrome : investigating the abusive head trauma controversy / Findley Keith, Cyrille Rossant, Kana Sasakura, Leila Schneps, Waney Squier, Knut Wester
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2023


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 431 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge EBA Collection
Contents Maintaining the Orthodoxy and Silencing Dissent / Chris Brook -- The History of SBS / Randy Papetti -- The neuropathology of SBS or retinodural haemorrhage of infancy / Waney Squier, Tommie Olofsson -- The importance of the correlation between radiology and pathology in SBS / Waney Squier, Julie Mack -- SBS, AHT -- or just a type of hydrocephalus? / Knut Wester, Johan Wikström -- SBS or benign external hydrocephalus -- how is AHT depicted in the scientific literature? / Knut Wester, Johan Wikström, Jose -- Are some cases of sudden infant death syndrome incorrectly diagnosed as SBS? / Marta Cohen -- AHT : the importance of predisposing factors / Bernard Echenne -- How I Became a SBS Skeptic Paediatrician / Marvin Miller -- The Swedish systematic literature review on suspected traumatic shaking (SBS) and its aftermath / Niels Lynoe, Anders Eriksson -- Interrogation and the Infanticide Suspect : Mechanisms of Vulnerability to False Confession / Deborah Davis, Richard Leo -- Can confession substitute for science in SBS/AHT? / Keith Findley -- Cognitive Bias in Medicolegal Judgments / Jeff Kukucka, Keith Findley -- Biomechanical forensic analysis of shaking and short fall head injury mechanisms in infants and young children / Kirk Thibault -- When lack of information leads to apparent paradoxes and wrong conclusions : analysis of a seminal article on short falls / Leila Schneps -- Epidemiology of findings claimed to be highly specific for SBS/AHT, a prerequisite to improve diagnosis of child abuse / Ulf Högberg -- SBS : Exploring concerns about the 'triad' diagnosis and its statistical validation using a causal Bayesian Network / Norman Fenton, Scott McLachlan -- Mandatory reporting of child maltreatment / Felicity Goodyear-Smith -- SBS/AHT Opinion Evidence in U.S. Courts / Kathleen Pakes -- Undoing Wrongful Convictions : Exonerating the Innocent in SBS/AHT Cases / Keith Findley -- Ptolemy rather than Copernicus -- The State of SBS In the British Legal System / Clive Stafford Smith -- SBS in France / Cyrille Rossant, Grégoire Etrillard -- Sweden and SBS/AHT / Ulf Högberg, Goran Högberg -- SBS/AHT in Japan / Kana Sasakura -- SBS in Australia / Chris Brook, Michael Nott -- SBS around the world
Summary "Unreliable medical determinations of shaken baby syndrome are pervasive around the world and lead to many miscarriages of justice. This textbook is the first to offer a rigorous, evidence-based examination of the controversy for doctors, researchers, lawyers, child welfare workers, law enforcement, and affected families"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 14, 2023)
Subject Shaken baby syndrome -- Diagnosis
Child abuse -- Law and legislation.
Shaken baby syndrome.
Shaken Baby Syndrome -- diagnosis
Child Abuse -- legislation & jurisprudence
Diagnostic Errors -- legislation & jurisprudence
Intracranial Hemorrhage, Traumatic
Sudden Infant Death -- diagnosis
Mandatory Reporting
Child abuse -- Law and legislation
Form Electronic book
Author Findley, Keith, editor, contributor.
Rossant, Cyrille, contributor.
Sasakura, Kana, 1978- contributor.
Schneps, Leila, contributor.
Squier, Waney, contributor.
Wester, Knut, contributor.
LC no. 2022043099
ISBN 9781009177894