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How to do you diagnose SIDS?

Only if after a thorough investigation and autopsy

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TRiple Risk hypothesis of SIDS?

Intrinsic vulnerability genetic
Vulnerable developmental stage: brainstem
Final insult that's not on it's own fatal: airway narrowing with URTI etc.