What is the treatment for shaken baby syndrome?

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Initially, treatment is provided on an emergency basis. Life-saving measures can include stopping internal bleeding in the brain and relieving pressure that can build up in the brain because of bleeding and swelling of the brain.
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Can shaken baby syndrome lead to antisocial personality disorder?

Answer . Very good question. It is possible. Anything is possible. I believe this is a chemical imbalance, so it is possible. I wish an expert would elaborate on this. If antisocial is due to a chemical imbalance, then might shaking interfere with chemical pathways? An expert would know. Either w (MORE)

What is Shaken Baby Syndrome?

"shaken baby syndrome" is when a baby is shaken in a violent motion that causes death or serious injury to the brain. Typically a child will have retinal bleeding, brain bleeding and brain swelling (which typically does the most damage).

What are treatments for munchausen syndrome?

Please visit this website: I noticed links on the bottom which may be helpful. http://allpsych.com/journal/munchausen.html http://hubpages.com/hub/What-is-Munchausen-Syndrome

Why do twin newborn babies have a higher chance of getting Shaken Baby Syndrome that single infants?

Multiples are always at a higher risk for any form of neglect or abuse. The answer is simple, multiples always cry twice as much, twice as many diapers, everything is times two or three or whatever the number. Also the reason has to do with the fact that the twins are smaller meaning the are more at (MORE)

Have a baby who has a tuner syndrome any treatment?

If you are asking can a baby who has Turner Syndrome get any treatment then the answer is no. BUT, you can help the baby get better though there is no cure. If done early enough (if she's a baby then yes) she can get growth hormones. When shes 12-13 she can get an estroen replacement.

Shaken baby syndrome?

Pretty self explanatory, "shaken baby syndrome" is when a child is shaken in a violent motion that causes death or serious injury to the brain. Typically a child will have retinal bleeding, brain bleeding and brain swelling (which typically does the most damage).

Is shaken baby syndrome more common in teen parents?

I don't think so. it can happen in babies before they are taken home from hospital. you can check the whole article here - http://articles.mercola.com/sites/vitalvotes/archive/2009/02/17/new-doubts-about-the-shaken-baby-theory.aspx

How can Shaken Baby Syndrome be prevented?

Better observation of the parents prebirth and post birth. Better observation of how they interact with each other before the baby arrives. A clear understanding of the metal ability of both parents to cope with stress and daily challenges the couple face before the baby arrives will provide a good (MORE)

How do you identify that your baby has Shaken Baby Syndrome?

Babies with Shaken Baby syndrome often die from their injuries and it is a very serious medical condition. However, physicians can tell if a baby has been shaken - often from brain contusions or concussions, internal brain bleeding (hemorrhages), retinal hemorrhages (bleeding of the eyes). It is abs (MORE)

Does Marfan syndrome have a treatment?

While there is no cure for Marfan Syndrome (because it is a genetic disorder), there are ranges of treatment options can decrease (and even sometimes prevent) complications.

Can a baby die immediately from shaken baby syndrome?

Yes, very easily. Shaking can cause diffuse axonal injury, which is a stretching of the thin, developing axonal nerves in the infant brain. This is identified at autopsy. Shaking incidents that lead to death cause brain hemmoraging and edema (swelling) and retinal hemorrhaging. This is similar to ot (MORE)

Would shaken Baby syndrome be a reason why a babies head is so big?

No in the first place a baby's head is disproportionately large if looked at by adult standards. shaking a baby may cause brain damage however it wont make a baby's head bigger then it is supposed to be. There are conditions where baby's and children have much bigger heads then normal but these have (MORE)

Effects of shaken baby synbrom?

Baby's effect on shaken baby syndrome (a syndrome a baby receives when a parent shakes their baby out of frustration, anger, or annoyance) can cause the baby awful brain damage that is very painful and stays with them their whole life, can cause the baby damage to their neck, and spinal cord, and if (MORE)

What happens when a baby is shaken severely?

The baby can have severe brain damage for the rest of their life. They may become blind, or they could have motor impairment (i.e. cerebral palsey) and they may have some cognitive impairments.

Can shaken baby syndrome happen to small dogs?

Yes, it's possible to do to any living animal. Especially, it they are very young. You can do serious damage to the brain when a small animal or baby is shaken, it could possibly happen to yourself as well.

Which is better shaken baby syndrome or abusing a baby?

Both are very bad, but I believe you are asking which is worse - shaking or striking a baby. Depending on the severity of a beating, the majority of infants and children survive abusive events (though abdominal injuries are particularly lethal). In shaking events, there is a 20-25% chance of death (MORE)

How do you start a conclusion paragraph on shaken baby syndrome?

Here is an appropriate conclusion for a (hopefully) well-researched paper on SBS: Since medical doctors have initially named the condition of Shaken Baby Syndrome, it has been commonly known that this diagnosis is a result of an abusive act. Though defense experts in SBS cases try to sway juries th (MORE)

How is Shaken baby syndrome prevented?

Shaken baby syndrome is preventable with public education. Adults must be actively taught that shaking a child is never acceptable and can cause severe injury or death.

What is the treatment for Prader-Willi syndrome?

No cure yet. Therapies to improve muscle tone and feeding techniques to improve weight gain. Strict control of food intake to prevent obesity (growth hormone therapy improves muscle tone). Special education.

What are the treatments for postpolio syndrome?

No treatments but relief of symptoms. Anti-inflammatory medications, hot packs, stretching exercises, and physical therapy. Possibly new braces, wheelchairs, motorized scooters, ventilator.

What are the treatments for tar syndrome?

I have TAR Syndrome and I asked my doctor if there's any treatmentsor a cure for it and he said that I would have to have surgery onmy arms and they would have to straighten my arms because my armsare bent. I don't know about the blood platelet though.

What causes the damage in shaken baby syndrome?

The cause of the brain, neck, and spine damage that can result from shaken baby syndrome is brute force. The violent shaking of a baby by a much stronger adult conveys a tremendous amount of energy to the infant.

What is the treatment for Reye syndrome?

There is no cure for Reye syndrome. Treatment is considered supportive, meaning that treatment is given to address the specific complications, in order to try to prevent progression of the liver and brain damage and permanent effects.

What is the treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome?

Neurologic TOS requires outpatient referral and conservative outpatient physiotherapy. Vascular thoracic outlet syndrome requires more urgent care that typically includes immediate heparinization, vascular surgery consultation, color flow.

Why are babies shaken?

The shaking may occur as a response of frustration to the baby's inconsolable crying or as an action of routine abuse

What is the prognosis for children with shaken baby syndrome?

The prognosis for children with shaken baby syndrome is usually poor. Twenty percent of cases result in death within the first few days. If an infant survives, he or she will most often be left with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

What is the treatment for Klippel Feil syndrome?

More mildly affected individuals will require no treatment. Other individuals may need surgery to improve cervical stability, correct scoliosis, and improve any constriction of the spinal cord.

What is the treatment for Moebius syndrome?

The ability to smile has been restored in some cases of Moebius syndrome by surgery which transfers nerve and muscle from the thigh to the face. Other surgeries can be used to treat eye, limb, and jaw problems

What will a shaken baby show?

A shaken baby may present one or more signs, including vomiting; difficulty breathing, sucking, swallowing, or making sounds; seizures; and altered consciousness

What is the treatment for Behcet's syndrome?

Some of the current drugs used to treat Behcet's syndrome include corticosteroids, cyclosporine, azathioprine, chlorambucil, interferon alpha, thalidomide, levamisole and pulse cyclophosphamide.

What actors and actresses appeared in Shaken Daddy Syndrome - 2010?

The cast of Shaken Daddy Syndrome - 2010 includes: Jessica Arnett as Barfly Jack Bargo as Party Guest Lindsay Bosel as Disgusted Couple Dane Bosel as Disgusted Couple Linda Brenton as Valerie Allecia Champion as Malibu Dane Covey as Cousin Mike Ellery Doolen as Barfly William Ellwood as Norbie St. C (MORE)