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Title Sudden infant death syndrome / Jacqueline Langwith, book editor.

Publication Info. Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  618.92026 S943S    Check Shelf
Description 116 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Perspectives on diseases and disorders
Perspectives on diseases and disorders.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Understanding sudden infant death syndrome. An overview of sudden infant death syndrome / Teresa Odle and Jacqueline L. Longe -- How to reduce the risk of SIDS / Mary Best -- SIDS is a complicated disease / Margaret Renkl -- Low serotonin levels may cause SIDS / Children's Hospital Boston -- The search for a genetic cause of SIDS / Vita Lerman -- Ch. 2. Controversies surrounding SIDS. Toxic gases in crib mattresses are to blame for SIDS / Jane Sheppard -- Toxic gases in crib mattresses do not cause SIDS / First Candle -- The Back to Sleep campaign has been successful / National Institute of Child Health and Human Development -- Parents are ignoring the Back to Sleep campaign / Heather Sokoloff -- Vaccines may cause SIDS / Ingri Cassel -- Vaccines are not a risk factor for SIDS / US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- Ch. 3. Personal experiences with SIDS. We were young then and did not know about SIDS / Jonathan and Bridgette Alexander -- A SIDS story of joy, heartbreak, and healing / Stephanie Williams -- A father's story about losing his son to SIDS / Marvin Job.
Summary Explains what Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is, how to reduce its risk, the controversies surrounding different explanations for the disease, and personal experiences with it.
Subject Sudden infant death syndrome -- Etiology.
Sudden infant death syndrome -- Physiological aspects.
Sudden Infant Death -- etiology.
Sudden Infant Death -- prevention & control.
Pacifiers -- contraindications.
Serotonin -- physiology.
Sleep -- physiology.
Added Author Langwith, Jacqueline.
ISBN 9780737757842 hardcover
0737757841 hardcover
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