Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 24th, 2005
Authors of the Lancet study concluded that natural causes can explain the deaths of a second or even third unexpected infant death occurring in the same family.
There have been suggestions that when two or three unexpected, unexplained infant deaths occur within a family they are more likely to be unnatural than natural. Robert Carpenter and colleagues assessed the proportion of natural and unnatural infant deaths (i.e., deaths before the...
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