The "discovery" of sudden infant death syndrome: Lessons in the practice of political medicine

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Historically neither the health care system nor the government knew or wanted to know about SIDS. Bergman, who has worked with parents and with a small number of professionals, was president of the National SIDS Foundation (1972-77), got SIDS research into federal programs, and provided help for bereaved parents--counselling rather than jail. . . . This book is must reading for health care providers and for government health policymakers. It should be in all libraries. Rarely does a book offer so much insight into human need and into political medicine. Highly recommended. Choice

This is a very useful book that describes the valuable contribution that a dedicated public spirited pediatrician can make to promote the health of children in the United States. JAMA

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"Historically neither the health care system nor the government knew or wanted to know about SIDS. Bergman, who has worked with parents and with a small number of professionals, was president of the National SIDS Foundation (1972-77), got SIDS research into federal programs, and provided help for bereaved parents--counseling rather than jail. . . . The book focuses on bureaucrats concerned with their own jobs. Bergman names names and hands out praise where due. . . . This book is must reading for health care providers and for government health policymakers. It should be in all libraries. Rarely does a book offer so much insight into human need and into political medicine. Highly recommended."-Choice

"The books is clearly written in an interesting style.... This is a very useful book that describes the valuable contribution that a dedicated, public spirited pediatrician can make to promote the health of children in the United States. This reviewer recommends it for members of the medical and other health professions."-JAMA

?The books is clearly written in an interesting style.... This is a very useful book that describes the valuable contribution that a dedicated, public spirited pediatrician can make to promote the health of children in the United States. This reviewer recommends it for members of the medical and other health professions.?-JAMA

?Historically neither the health care system nor the government knew or wanted to know about SIDS. Bergman, who has worked with parents and with a small number of professionals, was president of the National SIDS Foundation (1972-77), got SIDS research into federal programs, and provided help for bereaved parents--counseling rather than jail. . . . The book focuses on bureaucrats concerned with their own jobs. Bergman names names and hands out praise where due. . . . This book is must reading for health care providers and for government health policymakers. It should be in all libraries. Rarely does a book offer so much insight into human need and into political medicine. Highly recommended.?-Choice

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