What is diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome depend upon?
Diagnosis depends on the detection of a blood clot below the inner layer of the dura (a membrane that surrounds the brain), but external to the brain. The clot is also known as a subdural hematoma.
What are the chances of a baby who lives through shaken baby syndrome coming out normal?
on the scall from 1-10 I would say 5%. if you have a baby in that condition than you have half a chance of him or her coming out normal.
What is the treatment for shaken baby syndrome?
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 ble...
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What are other names for shaken baby syndrome?
Shaken baby syndrome is also known as abusive head trauma, shaken brain trauma, pediatric traumatic brain injury , whiplash shaken infant syndrome, and shaken impact syndrome.
What is the coding and billing code for shaken baby syndrome?
ICD-9 diagnosis code is 995.55