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Citation

Lynøe N, Eriksson A. Acta Paediatr. 2018; 107(10): 1675-1676.

Affiliation

Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Forensic Medicine, Umeå, Sweden.

Copyright

(Copyright © 2018, John Wiley and Sons)

DOI

10.1111/apa.14442

PMID

29888420

Abstract

Since its publication in 2016, the report by the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services on the diagnostic accuracy of the triad for determining traumatic shaking (1) has been criticised, mainly by paediatricians. One repeated criticism has been that the report focused on the triad of symptoms, namely subdural haematoma, retinal haemorrhages and encephalopathy, in cases without signs of impact. This focus has been described by some critics as one that has been created by lawyers to use in court cases and the triad itself has been dismissed as irrelevant and of no practical or clinical use (2-3) This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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