[Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome].

  title={[Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome].},
  author={G{\'e}rard Ch{\'e}ron and Sandra Timsit},
  journal={Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction},
  volume={32 1 Suppl},
Assessment of the causation relationship between two phenomena requires the demonstration of an epidemiological association, a temporal and asymmetric sequence, and a biological gradient and identification of the biological mechanism(s). All epidemiological studies on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and smoking have encountered major bias and difficult data interpretation but they all have estimated that maternal smoking caused a 2 to 3-fold increased risk of SIDS. Nicotine may interact… CONTINUE READING


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