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Sudden unexpected death of an infant.
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PMID:  17315593     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) a sleeping infant is discovered lifeless. SIDS is a recognized medical disorder in the International Classification of Deaths. However, the Annual Health Bulletin of Sri Lanka has not documented any death due to SIDS. A post-mortem examination was performed according to the SIDS Autopsy Protocol of the National SIDS Council of Australia, on an infant who had died unexpectedly. This case illustrates the importance of having a protocol of our own to diagnose SIDS.
Anuruddhi Edirisinghe; Ananda Samarasekara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Ceylon medical journal     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0009-0875     ISO Abbreviation:  Ceylon Med J     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-23     Completed Date:  2007-03-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1264702     Medline TA:  Ceylon Med J     Country:  Sri Lanka    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  122-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Risk Factors
Sudden Infant Death / diagnosis*,  etiology

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