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 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 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 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 is the coding and billing code for shaken baby syndrome?
ICD-9 diagnosis code is 995.55