Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Spring 2015

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to determine if parents and caregivers are educated about SBS, the incidence of SBS decreases. The subjects of this study are parents of newborns born at Pennsylvania Hospital. The experimental group will consist of 50 parents who will receive supplemental information in regards to preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome. The comparison group will consist of 50 parents who will receive no further education from the one received prior to discharge of the hospital. After the study is completed, the experimental group will be compared to the comparison group on the decrease incidence of SBS they had.

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photo of Mujeebat Suleiman presenting her poster