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Prognosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Prognosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome: prompt treatment greatly improves prognosis ...see also Overview of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Prognosis for Shaken Baby Syndrome: Generally, the prognosis for children with shaken baby syndrome is poor. Most will be left with considerable disability. Retinal damage may cause loss of vision. If the child survives, he or she may require lifelong medical care for brain damage injuries such as mental retardation or cerebral palsy. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Shaken Baby Syndrome Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Shaken Baby Syndrome


Complications of Shaken Baby Syndrome may include:

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Shaken Baby Syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Shaken Baby Syndrome. The prognosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome may include the duration of Shaken Baby Syndrome, chances of complications of Shaken Baby Syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Shaken Baby Syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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