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'.


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.

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.


Characteristics of non-fatal abusive head trauma among children in the USA, 2003-2008: application of the CDC operational case definition to national hospital inpatient data.
Parks S, Sugerman D, Xu L, Coronado V; Inj Prev. December 2012.

Shaken baby syndrome: pathogenetic mechanism, clinical features and preventive aspects.
Vitale A, Vicedomini D, Vega GR, Greco N, Messi G; Minerva Pediatr. December 2012.

Patterns of structural head injury in children younger than 3 years: A 10-year review of 519 patients.
John SM, Kelly P, Vincent A; J Trauma Acute Care Surg. November 9, 2012. [Epub ahead of print].

Primary prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma: A cost audit and cost-utility analysis.
Friedman J, Reed P, Sharplin P, Kelly P; Child Abuse Negl. November 2012.

Incidence of serious injuries due to physical abuse in the United States: 1997 to 2009.
Leventhal JM, Gaither JR; Pediatrics. November 2012.

Infant abusive head trauma: Incidence, outcomes and awareness.
Liley W, Stephens A, Kaltner M, Larkins S, Franklin RC, Tsey K, Stewart R, Stewart S; AFP (Australia). October 2012.

Retinal haemorrhages and related findings in abusive and non-abusive head trauma: a systematic review.
Maguire SA, Watts PO, Shaw AD, Holden S, Taylor RH, Watkins WJ, Mann MK, Tempest V, Kemp AM; Eye (Lond). October 2012.

Risk factors for mortality in children with abusive head trauma.
Shein SL, Bell MJ, Kochanek PM, Tyler-Kabara EC, Wisniewski SR, Feldman K, Makoroff K, Scribano PV, Berger RP; J Pediatr. October 2012.

Effectiveness of educational materials designed to change knowledge and behavior about crying and shaken baby syndrome: a replication of a randomized controlled trial in Japan.
Fujiwara T, Yamada F, Okuyama M, Kamimaki I, Shikoro N, Barr RG; Child Abuse Negl. September 2012.

Preventing abusive head trauma resulting from a failure of normal interaction between infants and their caregivers.
Barr, Ronald G. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Ed. Gene E. Robinson; August 7, 2012.

Using international classification of diseases, 10th edition, codes to estimate abusive head trauma in children.
Fujiwara T, Barr RG, Brant RF, Rajabali F, Pike I; Am J Prev Med. August 2012.

Does intracranial venous thrombosis cause subdural hemorrhage in the pediatric population?
McLean LA, Frasier LD, Hedlund GL; AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. August 2012.

Development and validation of a standardized tool for reporting retinal findings in abusive head trauma.
Ng WS, Watts P, Lawson Z, Kemp A, Maguire S; Am J Ophthalmol. August 2012.

Clinical and radiographic characteristics associated with abusive and nonabusive head trauma: a systematic review.
Piteau SJ, Ward MG, Barrowman NJ, Plint AC; Pediatrics. August 2012.

Early clinical indicators of developmental outcome in abusive head trauma.
Greiner MV, Lawrence AP, Horn P, Newmeyer AJ, Makoroff KL; Childs Nerv Syst. June 2012.

The role of prothrombotic factors in the ocular manifestations of abusive and non-abusive head trauma: a feasibility study.
Yu A, Stephens D, Feldman BM, Parkin PC, Kahr WH, Brandão LR, Shouldice M, Levin AV; Child Abuse Negl. April 2012.

Forensic Neuropathology.
Case, Mary E, MD; Drugs Diseases & Procedures. Medscape REFERENCE. Ed. Stephen J Cina, MD, FCAP; March 27, 2012.

End-of-life decisions in abusive head trauma.
Ellingson CC, Livingston JS, Fanaroff JM; Pediatrics. March 2012.

Retinal Hemorrhages in Children: The Role of Intracranial Pressure.
Shiau T, Levin AV; Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. March 2012. [Epub ahead of print]

Abusive Head Trauma Part I. Clinical aspects.
Tessa Sieswerda-Hoogendoorn, Stephen Boos, Betty Spivack, Rob A. C. Bilo, and Rick R. van Rijn; Eur J Pediatr. March 2012.

Characteristics of non-fatal abusive head trauma among children in the USA, 2003-2008: application of the CDC operational case definition to national hospital inpatient data.
Parks S, Sugerman D, Xu L, Coronado V; Inj Prev. February 2012.