sudden infant death syndrome

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Synonyms for sudden infant death syndrome

sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

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Babies sleeping with parents: Case-control study of factors influencing the risk of the sudden infant death syndrome.
Sudden unexpected infant death and sudden infant death syndrome.
The factors contributing to the risk of sudden infant death syndrome," Hippokratia, Vol.
They explained that fan use is no substitute for practices known to reduce the risk for sudden infant death syndrome, which include: always placing infants to sleep on their backs, putting infants to sleep on firm mattresses and avoiding soft bedding materials like comforters and quills, providing a separate sleep environment, preventing, infants from overheating, and not smoking around infants.
Coroner Ms Graham said: "It is my view that Alysha died of sudden infant death syndrome.
On October 10, 2005, the AAP Task Force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome issued a revised policy statement on SIDS and reiterated their policy recommendation of back sleep position on a firm mattress with no soft bedding in the crib.
An audit of the use of definitions of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
LANCASTER -- In honor of Baby Safety Month, Antelope Valley Hospital is educating new parents about the importance of the ``Back to Sleep'' campaign, encouraging parents to protect their new infants from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
CDC, in collaboration with other federal agencies and organizations representing medical examiners, coroners, death-scene investigators, law enforcement officials, forensic nurses, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) researchers, infant death review experts, and parents of infants who died from SIDS, launched an initiative in 2004 to improve the investigation and reporting of sudden, unexplained infant deaths (SUIDs).
The programme supports parents who have previously experienced sudden infant death syndrome.
Although parents would rather focus on happier thoughts, Betty McEntire, executive director of the American SIDS Institute, points out that Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death for children from one month to a year.
People should not confuse SUID with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), (1) which refers to the sudden death of a child under 1 year of age that remains unexplained even after a thorough case investigation (2)--scientists call it a "diagnosis of exclusion.
Carl Streator, a reporter doing a routine series on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, stumbles across an anthologized lullaby that's really an ancient African "culling song.
Causes of death judged possibly related to neglect or abuse were sudden infant death syndrome, respiratory obstruction or suffocation as a result of inhalation of food or some other object, accidental mechanical suffocation, accidental causes, child battering or maltreatment and other types of homicide.
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