Population-based analysis of sudden death in children: The Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study.

BACKGROUND There is a lack of prospective population-based data regarding sudden death in children. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the burden of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in the pediatric population in a 3-year community-wide study. METHODS During 2002-2005, all residents of Multnomah County, Oregon (population 660,486) who… CONTINUE READING