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Abusive Head Trauma-Shaken Baby Syndrome Conference

A conference to explore head trauma and shaken baby syndrome as well as other head injuries caused by assaults on children has been announced by the office of the Queens District Attorney.

The head trauma conference is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 21, 2009 at the offices of the New York City Medical Examiner, 421 East 26th street from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

The topics scheduled to  be covered include:

  • Forensic controversies in abuse head trauma
  • Neuropathology of lethal child abuse
  • Non-accidental injury from the pediatric neurosurgical perspective
  • Retinal hemorrhages and their relationship to shaken baby syndrome
  • A view of fatal head injury from the standpoint of a forensic medical examiner

You can obtain more information on the conference by clicking here.



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