The NCSBS compiles an archive of published materials relevant to the topic of shaken baby syndrome. The list contains the title of the article, author(s), title of the periodical or book, date of publication and a link to the abstract or full article (if available).Research The list below contains the most recent material published during the past year. Material published prior to the current year are available in the archive in the bulleted list to the right. You can also click this link for a PubMed search on the terms 'shaken baby', 'shaken infant' and 'abusive head trauma'.


Web-based parenting skills to reduce behavior problems following abusive head trauma: a pilot study.
Mast JE, Antonini TN, Raj SP, Oberjohn KS, Cassedy A, Makoroff KL, Wade SL; Child Abuse Negl. September 2014.

Imaging of spinal injury in abusive head trauma: a retrospective study.
Choudhary AK1, Ishak R, Zacharia TT, Dias MS; Pediatr Radiol. September 2014.

The medical cost of abusive head trauma in the United States.
Peterson C, Xu L, Florence C, Parks SE, Miller TR, Barr RG, Barr M, Steinbeigle R; Pediatrics. July 2014.

Usefulness of MRI detection of cervical spine and brain injuries in the evaluation of abusive head trauma.
Kadom N, Khademian Z, Vezina G, Shalaby-Rana E, Rice A, Hinds T; Pediatr Radiol. July 2014.

Prevalence of self-reported shaking and smothering and their associations with co-sleeping among 4-month-old infants in Japan.
Yamada F, Fujiwara T; Int J Environ Res Public Health. June 2014.

Infant abusive head trauma prevention: acceptability of the Period of PURPLE Crying® program in far North Queensland, Australia.
Stephens A, Kaltner M, Liley W; Rural Remote Health. March 2014 [Epub].

Abusive head trauma in young children: a population-based study.
Selassie AW, Borg K, Busch C, Russell WS; J Trauma Nurs. March 2014.


National, Regional, and State Abusive Head Trauma: Application of the CDC Algorithm.
Shanahan ME, Zolotor AJ, Parrish JW, Barr RG, Runyan DK; Pediatrics. November 2013.

Prevention of abusive head trauma: a literature review.
Stoll B, Anderson JK; Pediatr Nurs. November 2013.

A single case report lacking details does not equal a mimic of abusive head trauma.
Anderst J, Carpenter S; Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. November 2013.

Assessing the accuracy of the International Classification of Diseases codes to identify abusive head trauma: a feasibility study.
Berger RP, Parks S, Fromkin J, Rubin P, Pecora PJ; Injury Prevention. October 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Paediatric patients with abusive head trauma treated in US Emergency Departments, 2006-2009.
Xiang J, Shi J, Wheeler KK, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Smith GA; Brain Injury. October 2013.

Infant Abusive Head Trauma in a Military Cohort.
Gumbs GR, Keenan HT, Sevick CJ, Conlin AM, Lloyd DW, Runyan DK, Ryan MA, Smith TC; Pediatrics. September 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Nonconvulsive Electrographic Seizures Are Common in Children With Abusive Head Trauma.
Hasbani DM, Topjian AA, Friess SH, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA, Christian CW, Dlugos DJ, Huh J, Abend NS; Pediatr Crit Care Med. July 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

A Daubert Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome - Part II: An Examination of the Differential Diagnosis.
Narang SK, Melville JD, Greeley CS, Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Spivack B; Social Science Research Network. July 2013.

Serial neuroimaging in infants with abusive head trauma: timing abusive injuries.
Bradford R, Choudhary AK, Dias MS; J Neurosurg Pediatr. June 25, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Descriptive factors of abusive head trauma in young children-United States, 2000-2009.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Xu L, Parks SE, Sugerman DE; Child Abuse Negl. March 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Outcome after a shaken baby syndrome. [Article in French].
Lind K, Laurent-Vannier A, Toure H, Brugel DG, Chevignard M; Arch Pediatr. March 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Abusive Head Trauma in Young Children: A Population-Based Study.
Selassie AW, Borg K, Busch C, Russel WS; Pediatr Emerg Care. February 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Deciding whether to screen for abusive head trauma: do we need a clinical decision rule?
Berger R, McGinn T; Pediatr Crit Care Med. February 2013.

Incidence of Retinal Hemorrhages in Abusive Head Trauma.
Gaffar MA, Esernio-Jenssen D, Kodsi SR; J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. February 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Derivation of a Clinical Prediction Rule for Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma.
Hymel KP, Willson DF, Boos SC, Pullin DA, Homa K, Lorenz DJ, Herman BE, Graf JM, Isaac R, Armijo-Garcia V, Narang SK; Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators; Pediatr Crit Care Med. February 2013.