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INFANT MECHANICAL SUFFOCATION DEATH DURING SLEEP AND ITS RISK FACTORS ANALYSIS OF FORENSIC AUTOPSY CASES

@inproceedings{Shigeta2005INFANTMS,
  title={INFANT MECHANICAL SUFFOCATION DEATH DURING SLEEP AND ITS RISK FACTORS ANALYSIS OF FORENSIC AUTOPSY CASES},
  author={Akio Shigeta},
  year={2005}
}
Background:The common practice of diagnosing with or without autopsy sudden un‑ expected infant deaths during sleep as sudden infant death syndrome leads to medicolegal problems about whether the death is accidental intentional or due to sudden infant death syndrome. Objectives:To examine the present state and importance of mechanical suffocation deaths during sleep among infants younger than 11 months and to propose risk factors for infant suffocation death during sleep. Methods:Autopsy cases… 

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