Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

by Brian Alverson, MD

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    The lecture Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

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    1. Infants with mothers who smoke cigarettes
    2. Infants who have had an ALTE or a BRUE
    3. Infants who sleep in bassinette
    4. Infants with sickle cell disease
    5. Infants who are swaddled
    1. Try to share beds
    2. Smell of smoke irritates tonsils and the adenoids in the young infants
    3. Keep the baby right by the bed after feeding near the mother
    4. Don’t use excessive blankets on baby crib
    5. Ask for factors of child abuse
    1. It occurs between 1–18 months
    2. Peak incidence of SIDS is 2–4 months
    3. More than 90% occur before 6 months
    4. Its average age is 11 weeks

    Author of lecture Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD

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