Sleep state organization in normal infants and victims of the sudden infant death syndrome.

@article{Schechtman1992SleepSO,
  title={Sleep state organization in normal infants and victims of the sudden infant death syndrome.},
  author={Vicki L Schechtman and Ronald M. Harper and Adrian J. Wilson and David P. Southall},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1992},
  volume={89 5 Pt 1},
  pages={865-70}
}
Infants at increased risk of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) show abnormal patterning of sleep-waking states. It was hypothesized that infants who were to die of SIDS would show abnormalities of sleep state distribution prior to their deaths. Twenty-two 12-hour recordings were obtained from infants who subsequently died of SIDS, and sleep state patterns were compared in these records and 66 records of age-matched control infants. Each 1-minute epoch was classified as quiet sleep, rapid… CONTINUE READING
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