ERIC Number: ED066211
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan-25
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Rights of Children, 1972. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children and Youth of the Committee on Labor Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-Second Congress, Second Session. Part 1: Examination of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
A hearing held to discover the medical cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and ways to prevent it is reported. The hearing sought in particular to: learn about past and present research efforts; explore the prospects for discovering the cause and preventing future occurrences of SIDS; understand the scope of activity within HEW, to inform the public and professions about this disease; and learn from the Government officials, medical experts, and parents what more can be done to determine the cause and provide assistance to those families who have been victims of the disease. Statements, articles, communications, illustrations, tables, a bibliography, and a listing of NICHD Research Grants on SIDS and related areas during the fiscal year 1971 are provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Government Role, Infant Mortality, Infants, Medical Research, Physical Development, Special Health Problems, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Subcommittee on Children and Youth, Room 506, Senate Annex, U. S. Senate, Washington, D. C. 20510 (no charge)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.