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Advanced Study | Pediatrics Part Eight

SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: unexplained after post-mortem exam. Third leading cause of death in children age 1 month to 1 year. 3,400 annually. Peak age 2-4 months. 95% occur by 6 months. More males, during sleep, more in winter esp. January. Native Americans/Blacks, premature, multiples, soft bedding, overheating, young cigarette-smoking moms. Try to determine […]

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