Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 17th, 2003
Previous studies have variously put the risk of abuse at between 20% and 40%, and in families with more than one sudden death in infancy, as high as 55%.
But a new study in northeastern England of all families unexpectedly losing an infant between 1982 and 1996 suggests the figures could be much lower. It was published in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
The circumstances in which 69 families unexpectedly lost an infant during this period were investigated thoroughly, and the well-being of...
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