Turn Up the Heaters and Bash Those Cymbals
Judy O’Connell, RGN, RM, Paediatric District Nurse, Palmerston North Hospital
Reference: O’Connell, J. (1989). Turn Up the Heaters and Bash Those Cymbals Nursing Praxis in New Zealand 5(2), 11-14
Cot death (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) – the term strikes fear in the hearts of many N.Z. parents. In this article a paediatric nurse reports on the recent SIDS conference in London, discussing factors thought to contribute to the incidence of SIDS and describing strategies for reducing this tragic event.