Essays Tagged: "infant death syndrome"

SIDS research paper

Sudden Infant Death SyndromeDo you know of a young child that has died of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrom ... y knows what causes SIDS, but there are many hypotheses. One hypothesis is that defect cells in the infant's brain stem prevent the infant from detecting and responding to dangerously high levels of c ... d to occur more often in males than females. Smoking during pregnancy has been found to increase an infant's risk for SIDS because of the exposure to tobacco. Researchers have found that children who ...

(2 pages) 164 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Shiloh"

aising action takes over, when the baby, Randy was four months and three days. Randy died of sudden infant death syndrome, as Marble thinks Randy died of neglect. As they took Randy to the emergency r ...

(4 pages) 174 2 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Excellent paper on SIDS.. 15 Pages w/Works cited Excellent WorkSudden infant death syndrome, better known as S.I.D.S., is one of the leading causes for the inflated infan ... , as public awareness is ever increasing. Thus, the purpose of this paper will be to explain sudden infant death syndrome and its known or suggested causes. Also, the history of SIDS, the problems and ... most deaths that are associated with prematurity dominate, SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants under one year of age, according to Bergman. It ranks second only to injuries as the cause o ...

(16 pages) 293 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The disadvantages of smoking

bones. Smoking during pregnancy damages the unborn child, and also increases the chances of sudden infant death syndrome. Smoking causes the premature deaths of 417, 000 Americans each year. As said ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Breast feeding.

Breast milk is also easier to digest than cow's milk. There is also a lessened risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), no chance of overfeeding, it promotes good jaw development, as well as aidin ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay is called "to build or not to build" it is talking about the log house in the short story "shiloh" by Bobbie Ann Manson. it is 4 pages and includes themes of love and marriage

happened to Norma Jean. However, the baby died at the age of four months and three days from sudden infant death syndrome. About fifteen years later Norma Jean finds herself living in a small rented h ... ouple has a communication problem where they never discuss the past, for example the death of their infant; they also never mention the future, for instance, the log house. In fact, instead of having ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tobbaco

stimated to smoke cigarettes, although smoking is associated with low birth weight, prematurity and infant mortality. In the United States, smoking accounts annually for estimated fetal deaths ranging ... 0 to 4,800 deaths during or immediately after parturition, and for 1,200 to 2,200 death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (7).Maternal smoking has been implicated in long term deficits in infant menta ...

(5 pages) 49 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

ght, expecting to hear the gentle breath of her baby. Instead all that she hears is silence. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the "sudden death of an infant under one year of age which remains u ... ore conditions that make them especially vulnerable to stresses that occur in the normal life of an infant, including both internal and external influences.SIDS is unexpected, usually occurring in oth ...

(6 pages) 106 3 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

SMOKING: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Health

ompson II, or Rusty, my first nephew, died. He was 2 months old. His death was attributed to Sudden Infant Death syndrome (SIDs).In September 1977, Katherine Loy-Richardson, my Aunt Kat, died. She was ... ased risk of respiratory illness and infections, impaired lung function, and middle ear infections. Infants born to women who smoked during pregnancy are more likely to die from Sudden Infant Death sy ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"SIDS"

Sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, is one of the leading causes for the inflated infant mortality ... e cause of SIDS is still unknown, you can sitll take precautions to prevent it.To help reduce SIDS, Infants should never be placed on soft bedding a pillow, waterbed,sheepskin, or any other soft surfa ... s.Do not smoke, drink, or use drugs while pregnant and do not expose your baby to secondhand smoke. Infants of mothers who smoked during pregnancy are three times more likely to die of SIDS than those ...

(1 pages) 56 2 2.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Smoking

e oxygen is passed over less effectively to the baby 4) Miscarriage or stillborn.The risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome triples if the mother has smoked during pregnancy. "It is estimated that twent ...

(1 pages) 520 1 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

inguishing characteristics and the severity of the symptoms varies from person to person. In sudden infant death syndrome, also popularly known as crib death or cot death, it is defined as a sudden an ... crib death or cot death, it is defined as a sudden and unexpected death of an " apparently healthy infant less than one year of age, in whom the postmortem examination fails to reveal an adequate cau ...

(10 pages) 96 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Infants that sleep in a supine position have shown a decrease risk of sudden infant death syndrome ( ... d by many parents. The traditional swaddling practices have shown promising results in both keeping infants in a supine position and provide better sleep. Gerard and colleagues have devoted this resea ... p. Gerard and colleagues have devoted this research article to investigate the effects of swaddling infants on spontaneous arousals during sleep via a paired experiment to test for any significant dif ...

(6 pages) 59 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Child Abuse And Dave Pelzer

SIDS, What Everyone Needs to Know Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a disease that has a major effect on society, yet there is no known ... ere is no known reason or cure for it. SIDS is a medical term that describes the sudden death of an infant, which still remains unexplained. All known possible causes were carefully ruled out through ... view of the medical history ("Facts" 1). SIDS remains the leading cause of death among infants between 1 month to 1 year of age. SIDS is responsible for over 7,000 deaths a year, which is ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Shiloh By Bobby Anne Mason

Jean was forced to get married to Leroy, the baby's father. Norma Jean lost her baby tragically to infant death syndrome. Here she was married to man that she made a mistake with and lost the baby th ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Truth About Ciggarettes

types of cancer; premature wrinkles; yellow teeth; and cigarettes are even linked with SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). According to Readers Digest, "They are the only legal product, that when use ...

(3 pages) 452 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome

Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)IntroductionSudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), has experienced a marke ... marked decrease in prevalence over the past ten years. However continues to be responsible for more infant deaths beyond the neonatal period than any other cause of death during infancy in the United ... et al., 2003). Although the cause of SIDS remains unknown, it is defined as "the sudden death of an infant under 1 year of age which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including ...

(17 pages) 69 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine