Table 3

Comparison of our data with other relevant studies

Inclusion criteriaCase seriesApnoeaSkeletal fracturesSkull fractureExtracranial injuryHypoxic ischaemia
Geddes et alFatal NAHI in infants: SDH cases extracted3124 (77%)16 (52%)12 (39%)17 (55%)
22 (71%) if skull fractures included
27 (87%) (pathology diagnosed)
KempFatal NAHI: SDH children under 2 years1610 (63%)9 (56%)3 (19%)16 (100%)11 (85%) of 13 who had CT/MRI
Johnson et alShaken baby syndrome: infants and very young children2816 (57%)18 (64%)8 (29%)20 (72%) (radiology diffuse brain swelling)