Tag Archives: Apnea

An Oldie but a Goodie

I discovered several months ago that one of my older presentations is very difficult to get on-line. It seems that at some point, when this article, Barrington K, Finer N. The natural history of the appearance of apnea of prematurity. Pediatr … Continue reading

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Oxygen is good for you

Of course you can have too much of a good thing, but you should also try and stay above the minimum. The COT trial investigators, led by Christian Poets, have published a secondary analysis of the results, examining in particular … Continue reading

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How should we feed preterm babies?

Two new interesting articles to address this important question. Corvaglia, L., et al. (2014). “Cardiorespiratory Events with Bolus versus Continuous Enteral Feeding in Healthy Preterm Infants.” J Pediatr. The authors evaluated the effects of bolus vs continuous tube feeding in … Continue reading

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Apneas are bad for you (probably), this might be part of the reason

I have published two articles that looked a the relationship between apneas and long term outcome. One was taken from pre-discharge recordings of very preterm babies. We compared the long term neurodevelopmental abilities of preterm babies 18 months later, and … Continue reading

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Apneas are alarming

Two peripherally related articles: Elder DE, Campbell AJ, Galletly D: Current definitions for neonatal apnoea: Are they evidence based? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2013. A review of the different available definitions for apnea, and the lack of an … Continue reading

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