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When Should You Obtain Neuroimaging in Infants for Possible Abusive Head Trauma?

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

Abusive head trauma (AHT) is difficult to diagnose because history is unreliable and physical exam findings are insensitive. Now a new Pittsburgh Infant Brain Injury Score has been validated to help determine which infants should undergo neuroimaging for possible AHT.