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Biographical entry Beal, Susan (1935 - )

Born
1935
Occupation
Paediatrician

Summary

Susan Beal was assigned to research cot fatalities while working at the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital during the 1970s. After extensive research she identified placing infants to sleep on their stomachs as a risk factor of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Murray, James, Lifework: Heroes of Australian Health, Focus Publishing for [Medical Benefits Fund of Australia Ltd], Edgecliff, NSW, 1997, 160 pp. Details

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