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Apparent life threatening event in infant

Known as: ALTE, Apparent Life Threatening Event 
An episode during which the patient, usually a child less than one year, experiences a combination of apnea, color change, alteration in muscle tone… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The death or near death of a presumably healthy newborn in the delivery room is uncommon. We report here 6 cases of apparent life… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE To determine whether known risk factors for cardiorespiratory illnesses will help identify infants who could experience… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
For decades frequent mass mortalities of Lesser Flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor Geoffroy) have been observed at alkaline-saline… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Aims: To diagnose pertussis using culture, polymerase chain reaction, and serology, in children admitted to intensive care units… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND An apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) refers to the sudden occurrence of a breathing abnormality, color change, or… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
  • A. Kahn
  • European Journal of Pediatrics
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 24463954
Infants with an apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) should not be treated nor monitored without a detailed medical evaluation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Objective: To describe the aetiology and outcome of apparent life threatening events (ALTE) presenting to an emergency department… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The aim of this study was to examine cardiorespiratory control in infants presenting with an apparent life-threatening event… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Objective. To describe historic markers and clinical observations of life-threatening child abuse as diagnosed using covert video… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To describe the physiologic changes that occur during epileptic seizure (ES)-induced apparent life-threatening events… Expand
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