The Use of Patient Registries to Detect Risk Factors of Anesthesia and Sedation Complications.


Beginning in the 1980s, prospective studies confirmed what was previously suspected from case reports: that prematurely born infants were at a higher risk of developing central and obstructive apneas after general anesthesia compared with their term counterparts.1,2 This finding resulted in the extended use of cardiorespiratory monitoring (ie, usually… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-4579