Shaken Baby Syndrome Video


BREAKING POINT: THE RUPTURE OF BRIDGING VEINS IN SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME is a 3.5 minute educational medical video consisting of 2D and 3D animations that explain the biomechanics involved in shaken baby syndrome, with a focus on the formation of subdural and subarachnoid hematomas. The video is being utilized as an educational tool in various hospitals, universities and medical-legal cases across the United States, Canada and Europe.

  • January 13, 2012, footage from the video was featured in CBC’s investigative documentary television program, The Fifth Estate, Season 37, episode 15.
  • In March 2010, stills from the video were published in the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine.
  • In October 2008, Sandra presented the video at the International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome held in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Quotes from users of the video:

“One of the most realistic and easy-to-understand visuals. The visual was so perfectly presented.” RN, Oregon Child Development Coalition

“This video is one of the best I have seen to explain how these injuries are occurring.” Child Death Investigator/Trainer, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, North Carolina

“It’s not only a great teaching tool, but it can also be used during court to better explain the injuries/trauma to children associated with this injury.” Detective, Onslow County Sheriff’s Department

“The DVD is a very helpful tool in teaching the residents and medical students.” M.D., Section of Forensic Pediatrics, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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