67. Sudden Infant Deaths

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. A. Kahn1,
  2. P. Franco1,
  3. J. Groswasser1,
  4. S. Scaillet1,
  5. B. Dan1,
  6. I. Kato2,
  7. T. Sawaguchi3 and
  8. I. Kelmanson4

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch67

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Kahn, A., Franco, P., Groswasser, J., Scaillet, S., Dan, B., Kato, I., Sawaguchi, T. and Kelmanson, I. (2005) Sudden Infant Deaths, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch67

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Children's Hospital of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan

  3. 3

    Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  4. 4

    St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS);
  • vital control systems;
  • maternal smoking risk factor


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Definitions

  • A Potential Model for Sids and the Role of Environmental Stressors

  • Conclusions and the Prevention of SIDS

  • References