Unnatural causes of sudden unexpected deaths initially thought to be sudden infant death syndrome

  title={Unnatural causes of sudden unexpected deaths initially thought to be sudden infant death syndrome},
  author={T. Bajanowski and M. Vennemann and M. Bohnert and E. Rauch and B. Brinkmann and E. Mitchell and GeSID Group},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  • T. Bajanowski, M. Vennemann, +4 authors GeSID Group
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Legal Medicine
  • The aim of this clinicopathological study was to determine the frequency of infant deaths due to unnatural causes among cases of sudden and unexpected infant death. Nine institutes of legal medicine in Germany that took part in the German study on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (GeSID), representing 35% of the German territory, investigated in a 3-year period (from 1998 to 2001) 339 cases of infant death that were not expected to be due to unnatural causes from the first external examination. All… CONTINUE READING
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