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Hazards in the epidemiological study of sudden infant death syndrome
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    Hazards in the epidemiological study of SIDS

    Dear Editor

    Sir Roy states that:
    ‘As the number of infants categorised each year as SIDS in England and Wales comes nearer to 200, so it becomes more important for those involved in epidemiological studies to be sure that the categorisation (i.e. the diagnosis) is correct’.
    He mentions that some such deaths later prove to have been murders, yet nobody corrects the stat...

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