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Sudden unexpected death in infancy and childhood: multi-agency guidelines for care and investigation


These new guidelines have been published by a multi-agency working group convened by The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) and The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). They provide a protocol for the handling of sudden infant death, make recommendations to each profession and outline best practice for each part of the investigation process.