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Abusive head trauma among children in Alaska: a population-based assessment

TitleAbusive head trauma among children in Alaska: a population-based assessment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsParrish, J, Baldwin-Johnson, C, Volz, M, Goldsmith, Y
JournalInt J Circumpolar HealthInt J Circumpolar Health
Volume72
ISBN Number2242-3982 (Electronic)<br/>1239-9736 (Linking)
Accession Number23986886
KeywordsAdult, Age Factors, Alaska/epidemiology, Brain Injuries/ epidemiology/etiology/mortality, Child Abuse/mortality/ statistics & numerical data, Child, Preschool, Continental Population Groups/statistics & numerical data, Data Collection, Female, Humans, Incidence, Infant, Male, Maternal Age, Young Adult
AbstractBACKGROUND: Serious physical abuse resulting in a traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been implicated as an underreported cause of infant mortality. Nearly 80% of all abusive head trauma (AHT) occurs among children
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