Unexplained Pediatric Deaths: Investigation, Certification and Family Needs


Procedural guidance and key considerations developed by the National Association of Medical Examiners Panel on Sudden Unexpected Death in Pediatrics. This 340 page publication reviews medicolegal investigation of sudden, unexpected pediatric deaths, focusing on systems and procedures in the United States and those deaths which remain incompletely understood or entirely unexplained. It discusses the evolution of our understanding and practice in the area of sudden, unexpected pediatric death investigation, covering the changing philosophies and medical theories as to causation and changing investigative and certification strategies. Procedural guidance for investigation, autopsy and ancillary testing, certification and reporting, and key considerations for prevention, research and working with family members and other professional team members are provided. See for more information

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 9.25 × 1.25 in