- The average lifespan of a shunt for an infant is 2 years
- The average lifespan of a shunt for children over two is 8-10 years
- The average number of revisions is 1-2 every 10 years
- Up to 4 in 10 shunts malfunction in the first year after surgery
This FREE printable is great for daycare workers, babysitters, school teachers, and family members who are responsible for taking care of your child while you are away. Give yourself peace of mind and equip the provider with knowledge about the warning signs of shunt failure.