Definition of Sids

1. Noun. Sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep.




Definition of Sids

1. Acronym. (medicine) sudden infant death syndrome ¹

2. Acronym. Small Island Developing States ¹

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Medical Definition of Sids

1. May affect infants of any age, but some risk factors have been identified: term infants who have had a life-threatening period of apnoea (not breathing), premature infants of low birth weight, siblings of infants who have succumbed to sudden infant death syndrome and infants of substance abusing mothers. Peak age is at 2.5 months and 4 months, but can range from 1 month to 1 year. High risk infants should have home monitoring done. It is recommended that the less than 4 month old infant should sleep on their back. Synonym: cot death syndrome. Incidence: 2 per 1,000 live births. Acronym: SIDS (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sids

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SHH
SHHH
SHID
SHRA
SHRIMP
SHTML
SH domains
SH protein-tyrosine phosphatase
SI
SIADH
SIDD
SIDS
SIF
SIG
SIGINT
SIGMET
SIGs
SIH
SIL
SILENT
SILS
SIM
SIMAP
SIMD
SIMIC
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