Alfred Steinschneider

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Electrocardiograms obtained during sleep within the first and/or fourth week postnatally were available on eight infants who subsequently died of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The corrected QT (QTc) and R-R intervals were compared with controls for the purpose of evaluating their relevance for SIDS. The QTc interval in controls increased with age(More)
A standard lead II ECG was recorded during either the first or the fourth week of life or at both ages from 30 neonates whose sibling had died of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Electrocardiographic recordings also were obtained from 75 control neonates and from 52 adults who had had an infant who died of SIDS. The neonatal data revealed that the(More)
Respiratory observations made during nutritive feeding and a complete daytime nap within the first week of life on ten newborns who subsequently were victims of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) were compared with normative data based on 1,301 infants of comparable ages. Measurements were obtained of all apneic pauses and/or transient respiratory(More)