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ERIC Number: EJ553964
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Restricting the Time of Injury in Fatal Inflicted Head Injuries.
Willman, Kristal Y.; Bank, David E.; Scenic, Melvin; Catwalk, David L.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v21 n10 p929-40 Oct 1997
Review of the cases of 95 fatal head injuries in children found that brain swelling could be detected as early as 1 hour 17 minutes postinjury using computerized topography scans. Results also suggested that a reported history of a lucid interval in a case not involving an epidural hematoma is likely to be false and the injury probably inflicted. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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