MEPs lead demand to get sudden unexplained deaths recognised as a syndromeBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.886-b (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:886
- Rory Watson
The World Health Organization and national statistical offices are coming under pressure to officially recognise sudden death syndrome in a bid to reduce the number of unexplained deaths among healthy children and young adults.
The campaign is being led by two British Labour MEPs, Linda McAvan and Catherine Stihler. They point out that since cot deaths were officially recognised …