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Comparison between retinal findings found in AHT vs. nAHT cases

The following is a summary of the systematic review findings up to the date of our most recent literature search. If you have a specific clinical case, we strongly recommend you read all of the relevant references as cited and look for additional material published outside our search dates.

 

As part of our retinal findings review, we sought to answer the question: what differences are found between abusive head trauma retinal findings versus non-abusive head trauma retinal findings? 

 

The following is a summary of systematic review findings up to January 2015.  If you have a specific clinical case, we strongly recommend that you read all of the relevant references as cited.

 

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Results
   – Overall results
   – Age
   – Gender
   – Multilevel logistic regression analysis
   – Influence of ethnicity and socio-economic group

Retinal findings
   – Laterality of haemorrhages
   – Number of haemorrhages
   – Extent of haemorrhages
   – Layer of haemorrhages
   – Additional retinal features

Neuroradiological features amongst children with retinal haemorrhages

Co-existent features

Implications for practice

Research implications

Limitations of review findings

Other useful references

 

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