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AIMS To study the effect of prone and supine sleep on infant behaviour, peripheral skin temperature, and cardiorespiratory parameters to aid understanding of why prone sleeping is associated with an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome. METHODS Of 33 enrolled infants, 32 were studied at 2.5 and 28 at 5 months of age. A computer aided(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the consequences of getting the head covered by bedding (fiber quilt) on carbon dioxide (CO2) accumulation around the face, behavior, and physiologic responses during prone and supine sleep in infants to add understanding to why victims of sudden infant death syndrome are often found under the bedding. METHPDOLOGY: Of 33 healthy term,(More)
UNLABELLED The consequences of provoking a change in the sleeping position from side to prone during quiet (non-REM) and active (REM) sleep in young infants were studied in terms of ability to turn the face away from the mattress within 3 min, and in terms of ventilatory and heart rate responses in those who remained face down. Twenty-six infants were(More)
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