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Death - Management of sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2008_070

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Baby and child
Clinical/ Patient Services - Critical care

Summary
This document relates to the management of sudden unexpected infant death. Two aspects of management are described, including the diagnosis of the cause of death and the support of the surviving family members.

Date of Publication: 22 December 2008

Replaces:

  • Death - Unexpected Infant - Hospital Protocol [PD2005_493]
Author Branch: NSW Kids and Families

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Affiliated Health Organisations - Declared, Community Health Centres, NSW Ambulance Service, Public Hospitals

Audience: Emergency Depts, Maternity, Paediatric Units, Medical Records Depts, Information Systems

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Divisions of General Practice, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Public Hospitals

Review Date: 22 December 2013

Policy Manual: Not applicable

File No: 07/905

Status: Active

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Death - Management of sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy

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