Review Papers | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015
Effect of Pacifier Use in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Pallavi Pujar, Niraj Gokhale
Introduction Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is defined as -the sudden death of an infant less than 1 year of age which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history.1 A pacifier is defined as -an object that a baby is given to suck so that the baby feels comforted and stays quiet-.1 Pacifiers, colloquially known as -dummies-, -soothers-, -comforters-, and - artificial teats- in the English speaking world, are used widely to soothe or calm a distressed child.2 Pacifiers are also used to prevent the sucking of thumbs and other objects, and as an aid to weaning. Pacifier use is frequently associated with -non-nutritive sucking- in the medical literature. Methodology A hand search for the articles was made along with search over the internet by using the mESH terms -Sudden Infant Death Syndrome- -Pacifier- -Pacifier and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome- Out of the literature search made only 30 articles which matched the mESH terms were included in the review.
Keywords: feeding, nursing, pacifier, sleep, sudden infant death syndrome
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015
Pages: 1724 - 1727
How to Cite this Article?
Pallavi Pujar, Niraj Gokhale, "Effect of Pacifier Use in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB155660, Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015, 1724 - 1727
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