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Helen Joyce
 
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Sir Roy Meadow is a paediatrician who is well known for his research in child abuse.
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Muliple sudden infant deaths--coincidence or beyound coincidence<br>
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Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2004, 18, 320-326<br>
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Roy Hill
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Sir Roy Meadow is a paediatrician who is well known for his research in child abuse.  In 1999 two of Sally baby boys died.  The first death was first recordered as a natural cot death.  But after her second baby boy died she was tried and convicted of murdering both of her children and given a lifetime sentance. 
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Roy Meadow testified in her trial stating that  chance of two natural cot deaths was  1 in 73 million and this should happen once in 100 years.

Revision as of 17:57, 9 July 2005

In defence of Roy Meadow
Lancet, Vol 366, July 2,2005
Richard Horton (editor of Lancet)

Beyound reasonable doubt
Plus Magazine, 2002
Helen Joyce

Muliple sudden infant deaths--coincidence or beyound coincidence
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2004, 18, 320-326
Roy Hill

Sir Roy Meadow is a paediatrician who is well known for his research in child abuse. In 1999 two of Sally baby boys died. The first death was first recordered as a natural cot death. But after her second baby boy died she was tried and convicted of murdering both of her children and given a lifetime sentance.

Roy Meadow testified in her trial stating that chance of two natural cot deaths was 1 in 73 million and this should happen once in 100 years.