Monitoring premature infants in car seats: implementing the American Academy of Pediatrics policy in a community hospital.

@article{Bass1993MonitoringPI,
  title={Monitoring premature infants in car seats: implementing the American Academy of Pediatrics policy in a community hospital.},
  author={Joel L Bass and Ketan A Mehta and Jorge Augusto Camara},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={1137-41}
}
OBJECTIVES In 1990, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Injury and Poison Prevention issued a policy statement which recommended that all infants born at less than 37 weeks gestational age be monitored in their car seat before discharge to identify infants at risk for apnea associated with car seat use. The objective of this report is to summarize the experience of a community hospital in implementing this recommendation, including: education of health professionals about the… CONTINUE READING

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