Effect of increased environmental temperature on breathing patterns in preterm and term infants.

@article{Bader1998EffectOI,
  title={Effect of increased environmental temperature on breathing patterns in preterm and term infants.},
  author={David Bader and Emanuel Tirosh and Holley S. Hodgins and Michael Abend and Avner Cohen Dr. Avner Cohen},
  journal={Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={5-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was done to evaluate the effect of an increase in environmental temperature in healthy infants on breathing patterns during sleep. STUDY DESIGN Ten preterm infants (mean gestational age 30.6 [SD 1.5] weeks) who reached maturity and 10 term comparison infants underwent polysomnographic studies before, during, and after exposure to raised environmental temperature. Core temperature and instances of central and obstructive apnea during active sleep and quiet sleep were… CONTINUE READING

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