Sudden infant death syndrome: an unrecognized killer in developing countries

@article{Ndu2016SuddenID,
  title={Sudden infant death syndrome: an unrecognized killer in developing countries},
  author={I. Ndu},
  journal={Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics},
  year={2016},
  volume={7},
  pages={1 - 4}
}
  • I. Ndu
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is defined as the sudden unexpected death of an infant <1 year of age, with onset of the fatal episode apparently occurring during sleep, that remains unexplained after a thorough investigation including performance of a complete autopsy and review of the circumstances of death and the clinical history. SIDS contributes to infant mortality and resulted in ∼15,000 deaths globally in 2013. Most of the risk factors of SIDS are common in developing countries; yet… Expand
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