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Shaken baby syndrome requires a national prevention strategy

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7383.239/a (Published 01 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:239
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    A 10 year retrospective review of 364 children in Canada with “shaken baby syndrome” shows that almost a fifth of the children died and two thirds had long term damage.

    Sixty nine (19%) of the children died from their injuries. Of the children who survived, 162 (55%) had ongoing …

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