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Shaken baby syndrome usually occurs when a parent or caregiver shakes a baby out of anger or frustration, often because the baby will not stop crying. Shaking only has to last ___ seconds to cause abusive head trauma.
“The Period of Purple Crying” is a primary prevention program to reduce the occurrence of shaken baby syndrome by educating new parents regarding the developmental normalcy of infants crying. Which of the following is NOT true about Purple Crying?
Shaken baby syndrome can be prevented by understanding the harmful effects of shaking an infant and recognizing that crying is the infant’s way of communicating. Crying is how an infant lets parent(s)/guardian(s) know that the baby is______.
By the end of infancy, the brain’s overall features are well established. At this age, shaking an infant can cause their brain to hit the inside of the skull repeatedly, but the impact will not cause irreversible brain damage.
According to this training, shaken baby syndrome is when an infant or child has been violently shaken and is a form of child abuse.
According to this training, women are more likely to carry out shaken baby syndrome.
According to the training, what is Abusive Head Trauma (AHT)? (Choose the best answer)
According to pediatrics.aappublications.org, almost 70% of abusive head trauma survivors have some degree of lasting neurologic impairment. What are the consequences of abusive head trauma? (Choose all that applies)
There are many ways to prevent shaken baby syndrome (SBS). According to this training, how can SBS be prevented? (Choose all that apply)
Shaken baby syndrome can be prevented by understanding the harmful effects of shaking an infant and recognizing that crying is the infant’s way of communicating. Ways to calm the infant includes all of the following EXCEPT:
Abusive head trauma causes death, or long-term complications, including blindness, deaf, fractures, learning disabilities, seizures, or damage to the eyes, spine, and neck because muscles have not fully developed, making their necks weak. What happens when abusive head trauma occurs?
At a very young age, a child’s brain forms nerve pathways that are important for learning and development. The infant brain and the nerve cells of the spinal cord consist of the central nervous system and develop rapidly even before birth. What is considered to be a part of the brain? (Choose all that apply)
The Prevention Violence against Children Act was introduced into the Senate, which directs the attorney general to provide technical, forensic, prosecutorial, or other assistance to state governments in a criminal investigation or prosecution of felonies against individuals under 18 years of age.
Shaken baby syndrome is a form of abuse, and injuries are caused by ____. (Choose all that apply)
What does it take to build a support team?