Fewer spontaneous arousals during prone sleep in preterm infants at 1 and 3 months corrected age

@article{Ariagno2006FewerSA,
  title={Fewer spontaneous arousals during prone sleep in preterm infants at 1 and 3 months corrected age},
  author={Ronald L. Ariagno and S van Liempt and Majid Mirmiran},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={26},
  pages={306-312}
}
Objective:This study was performed to determine if there were fewer spontaneous arousals in prone sleep than in supine sleep.Study design:Home polysomnography/video recordings were done during daytime naps in 14 preterm infants: four at corrected age of 1 month, nine at both 1 and 3 months, and one only at 3 month. A body movement lasting 3 to 60 s during sleep was used as an indicator of spontaneous arousals.Results:Most arousals had a heart rate increase and change in respiration pattern. The… CONTINUE READING