TeleHealth Services' On-Demand Video Patient Education Helps Reduce Baltimore's Sleep-Related Infant Deaths
to Lowest Rate Ever Recorded in the City
THE NUMBER OF UNEXPLAINED infant deaths
in England and Wales has increased for the first time in five years.
A perspective on neuropathologic findings in victims of the sudden infant death
syndrome: the triple risk model.
UNEXPLAINED infant deaths
are lower in Kirklees and Calderdale than neighbouring authorities.
But both regions have seen significant drops in sudden infant death
rates in the past few years, the provisional rate for Wales by 2012 having reduced to 0.
A Welsh Government spokesman said: "Midwives, health visitors and GPs have implemented a wide range of measures to address factors which contribute to infant death
The prevalence of fetal death was 3 percent in women with pre-existing diabetes, and the prevalence of infant death
Progress on reducing infant deaths
should include monitoring immunization schedules and official causes of death (to determine if vaccine-related infant deaths
are being reclassified).
The absence of a further increase after 2005 in registered early infant deaths
in 7 of the 9 provinces could potentially be ascribed to the slowing of the year-on-year increases in the completeness of infant death
registration, (13) the stable proportion of pregnant women with HIV since 2005, and the accelerated scale-up of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and ART interventions after 2005 (Table I).
The leading causes of infant death
in Oklahoma include disorders related to low birth weight (less than 5 1/2 pounds, short gestation (less than 37 completed weeks of pregnancy), congenital defects, and Sudden Infant Death
Teesside Coroner Michael Sheffield said he was satisfied the cause of death was Sudden Infant Death
Little Maude was the victim of Sudden Infant Death
Syndrome, also known as cot death.
In April, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL) will publish "Investigating Infant Deaths
," a new book that is designed to provide tools for continued improvement in investigative techniques related to infant death
Updated statistics reveal the region had the highest infant death
rate in the country with 7.
The overall Antelope Valley infant death
rate had been 5 per 1,000 live births in 1999.