In this workshop, the presenter will logically build the attendees' baseline of knowledge about inflicted traumatic brain injury. The discussion will range form the most basic concepts of sentinel injuries, biomechanics, types of brain injury, and associated retinal and skeletal injury, to the more complex subject of perceived medical controversies in the courtroom. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 10, 2020 until December 31, 2020.
discuss the basic biomechanical concepts of abusive head trauma.
identify the stages of abusive brain injury (primary & secondary or hypoxic/ischemic injury)
identify other physical injuries often associated with abusive brain injury.
identify the intracranial structures most often involved in abusive brain injury.
discuss the types of retinal hemorrhage most often associated with abusive head injury.