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Limitations of review findings

  • This systematic review1 is valuable as it includes several similar studies that all draw upon populations of children less than three years of age. The limitations include variation in composition of abusive head trauma groups, inclusion criteria and imaging techniques used, together with small study numbers and datasets that support some of the meta-analyses.

 

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References

  1. Kemp AM, Jaspan T, Griffiths J, Stoodley N, Mann MK, Tempest V, Maguire SA. Neuroimaging: what neuroradiological features distinguish abusive from non-abusive head trauma? A systematic review. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2011;96(12):1103-1112 [Pubmed]

 

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