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Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Causes, Diagnosis & Prevention

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS is every parent's worst nightmare. It can occur unexpectedly, and leave you feeling confused, hurt, and depressed. Read on

Cardiac arrhythmia syndrome is also known as: Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS)

Know the facts and Dare to Say #SUDEP - Sudden Unexpected Death in #Epilepsy

The mfr. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) disclosed in a confidential report that approx 72 babies died within 20 days of receiving Infanrix hexa due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS). GSK said the deaths were unrelated vaccination. However an Italian Court ordered that it be made public.

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The manufacturers of this vaccine GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) disclosed in a confidential report to the Regulatory Authority that about 72 babies died within 20 days of receiving Infanrix hexa. They reported that the deaths of these children were due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS) unrelated vaccination. However an Italian Court of Justice Nicola Di Leo ordered that it be made public and is now available on the internet

Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndrome is a general term used to describe sudden death due to cardiac arrest brought on by an arrhythmia. Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes include: Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS) Sudden Adolescent Death Syndrome (SADS) Sudden Athletic Death Syndrome (SAD) Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Long Q-T Syndrome

Avoiding SIDS

SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) was first defined in the late 1960s and was refined in 1991 as “the sudden death of an infant under one year of age which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history”. (Willinger et al, 1991). Recently there is much debate about how these apparently sleep related unexpected deaths should be classified. SIDS is a bit of a…