Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

  1. Select a health-related problem or disease process which is unique to children. The health problem chosen is SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
  2. Research the disease and submit a typed (double-spaced) paper of at least five (5) pages (Does not include title page and Reference page) in length that addresses the textbook picture of the:
  3. Pathophysiology – include textbook signs and symptoms. b. Possible etiology/Epidemiology c. Implications of disease on Growth and Development d. Pertinent Lab Data and Diagnostic tests – with interpretation/nursing significance for each e. Management; Medical/Nursing and Interdisciplinary Intervention. f. Prognosis g. Health promotion activities, teaching/learning and discharge needs.