Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths in Dundee, 1882–1891: Overlying or Sids?

@article{Williams2001SuddenUI,
  title={Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths in Dundee, 1882–1891: Overlying or Sids?},
  author={F. Williams and G. Lang and D. Mage},
  journal={Scottish Medical Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={46},
  pages={43 - 47}
}
  • F. Williams, G. Lang, D. Mage
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Scottish Medical Journal
  • Using a cohort study of all deaths in infants under 12 months in Dundee bom between 1882–91 we set out to compare the aetiology of sudden unexpected infant deaths in Dundee at the end of the 19th Century with the aetiology of present day Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). During. 1882–1891, 361 infants died suddenly and unexpectedly and without obvious cause while in bed with their parents. The sex ratio of deaths was even (0.51 male) whereas the typical male fraction of SIDS today is 0.61… CONTINUE READING
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