The New Zealand Cot Death Study: some legal and ethical issues.

Abstract

The New Zealand Cot Death Study is a 3 year multicentre case-control study aimed at identifying the risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The paper describes some of the legal and ethical issues which arose in the planning, implementation and analysis of the study.

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@article{Mitchell1992TheNZ, title={The New Zealand Cot Death Study: some legal and ethical issues.}, author={Edwin A Mitchell and Ian Hassall and R R K Scragg and Briana J Taylor and R. P. K. Ford and Elizabeth M. Allen}, journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health}, year={1992}, volume={28 Suppl 1}, pages={S17-20} }