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Sudden infant death syndrome-epidemiology and environmental factors. Prevention is still a challenge


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Title: Sudden infant death syndrome-epidemiology and environmental factors. Prevention is still a challenge
Authors: Möllborg, Per
E-mail: per.mollborg@vgregion.se
per.mollborg@telia.com
Issue Date: 13-Jan-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Pediatrics
Parts of work: Article I: Alm B, Möllborg P, Erdes L, Pettersson R, Åberg N, Norvenius G, Wennergren G. SIDS risk factors and factors associated with prone sleeping in Sweden. Arch Dis Child 2006; 91: 915-919.
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Article II: Möllborg P, Alm B. Sudden infant death syndrome during low incidence in Sweden 1997-2005. Acta Paediatr 2010; 99: 94-98.
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Article III: Möllborg P, Wennergren G, Norvenius SG, Alm B. Bed-sharing among sixmonth-old infants in western Sweden. Acta Paediatr 2011; 100: 226-230.
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Article IV: Möllborg P, Wennergren G, Almqvist P, Alm B. Bed sharing is more common in sudden infant death syndrome than in explained sudden unexpected deaths in infancy. Acta Paediatr 2015; 104: 777-783.
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Date of Defence: 2016-02-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 februari, kl 13.00, sal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: bed sharing
epidemiology
prevention
SIDS
Sudden infant death syndrome
SUDI
Sudden infant death in infancy
Sweden
Abstract: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is still an important cause of death in infancy despite its declining incidence. The overall aim of this thesis was to study environmental factors influencing the risk of SIDS with the goal of still further reducing preventable deaths among infants in the future. In a prospective study (Children of Western Sweden) consisting of 5600 healthy six-months-old infants born in 2003 and 430 healthy Swedish infants born in 1991-1995, the prevalence of risk factors was... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9660-7 (print)
978-91-628-9661-4 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/41249
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