The role of post-mortem investigations in determining the cause of sudden unexpected death in infancy.

@article{Weber2008TheRO,
  title={The role of post-mortem investigations in determining the cause of sudden unexpected death in infancy.},
  author={Martin Anton Weber and Michael T. Ashworth and Rupert Anthony Risdon and John C. Hartley and Marian Malone and Neil J Sebire},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 12},
  pages={1048-53}
}
INTRODUCTION Several autopsy protocols have been suggested for investigating sudden unexpected deaths in infancy (SUDI). The aim of this study is to provide data on the utility of such post-mortem investigations from a large paediatric autopsy series to inform future policy. METHODS Retrospective analysis of >1500 consecutive post-mortem examinations carried out by specialist paediatric pathologists at a single centre during a 10-year period according to a common autopsy protocol that… CONTINUE READING