The medico-legal investigation of sudden, unexpected and/or unexplained infant deaths in South Africa: where are we--and where are we going?

@article{ToitPrinsloo2011TheMI,
  title={The medico-legal investigation of sudden, unexpected and/or unexplained infant deaths in South Africa: where are we--and where are we going?},
  author={Lorraine du Toit-Prinsloo and Johan J. Dempers and Sabbir A Wadee and Gert Saayman},
  journal={Forensic science, medicine, and pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has been reported to be the leading cause of death in infants under 1 year of age in many countries. Unfortunately, a paucity of published research data exists in South Africa, with regard to the incidence of and investigation into the circumstances surrounding Sudden Unexplained Deaths in Infants (SUDI) and/or SIDS. Currently, even though most academic centers conform to a protocol consistent with internationally accepted standards, there exists no… CONTINUE READING
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