In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of published reports in the medical literature that specifically describe outcomes after inflicted traumatic brain injury (TBI) during the first years of life. Though much more work is needed, these early reports are sobering-inflicted cranial injuries have been linked to devastating morbidity and mortality in infants and young children. In this article, we will analyze this emerging body of literature and discuss the implications of these early studies for early intervention specialists.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Psychiatry and Mental health