Flashcards in Ch. 42: Pediatric Emergencies-SIDS Deck (13):
The sudden, unpredictable death of an infant without an identified cause, even after investiagation and autopsy
What are some risk factors for SIDS?
-Smoke during preg by mom
-Nonstandard bed (sofa, water beds)
-Prone or side lying position
-Twin or multiple birth
-Low APGAR score
-Family history of SIDS
How should infant be placed to sleep?
On their back
Avoid exposure to _____
What kind of mattress in infant crib?
Firm, tight-fitting mattress
Should pillows be in crib during sleep?
Can quilts or sheepskins be in crib during sleep?
When should pacifier be offered?
At naps and night
Should there be cosleeping?
Maintain ____ up to date