National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center, Health Resources and Services Administration - NSRC
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8280 Greensboro Drive, Ste. 300
866-866-7437 (Voice - Toll-free)
The National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center was established in 1980 to provide information and educational materials on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), apnea, and related issues. It maintains a library of standard reference materials covering etiology, epidemiology, research, counseling, effects on families, legal aspects, training emergency personnel, treatment, and prevention of SIDS. The Resource Center responds to questions and has compiled annotated bibliographies on a variety of topics. An in-house computerized database contains bibliographic references of professional- and family-oriented print materials.
The Resource Center distributes publications on SIDS to professionals, parents, and the public. Serial publication: Information Exchange (newsletter), ---promotes the exchange of information among SIDS groups nationwide. Fact sheets, catalogs, and bibliographies on areas of special interest to the community.