Reduced haemoglobin levels in infants presenting with apparent life‐threatening events–a retrospective investigation

@article{Poets1992ReducedHL,
  title={Reduced haemoglobin levels in infants presenting with apparent life‐threatening events–a retrospective investigation},
  author={C. Poets and M. Samuels and C. Wardrop and E. Picton-Jones and D. Southall},
  journal={Acta P{\ae}diatrica},
  year={1992},
  volume={81}
}
  • C. Poets, M. Samuels, +2 authors D. Southall
  • Published 1992
  • Medicine
  • Acta Pædiatrica
  • Anaemia has been shown to be associated with an increased apnoeic pause frequency and with cyanotic breath‐holding spells. In this study, the relationship between anaemia and apparent life‐threatening events was retrospectively investigated in 72 term infants referred for assessment and home monitoring following an apparent life‐threatening event. For 41 infants (25 male, 16 female; 38 Caucasian, three Asian) a venous red blood cell count was available. Their median age at the time of the… CONTINUE READING
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