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… (More)
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2012
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2012
Based on strong research evidence, the most common causes of apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs) are gastroesophageal reflux… (More)
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2011
2011
STUDY OBJECTIVES A deficit in arousal process has been implicated as a mechanism of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Compared… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To determine whether known risk factors for cardiorespiratory illnesses will help identify infants who could experience… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVES Apparent life-threatening events in infants constitute a significant challenge for health care providers. Apparent… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cyanobacterial dominance in lakes has received much attention in the past because of frequent bloom formation in lakes of higher… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND An apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) refers to the sudden occurrence of a breathing abnormality, color change, or… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Infants with an apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) should not be treated nor monitored without a detailed medical evaluation… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To describe the aetiology and outcome of apparent life threatening events (ALTE) presenting to an emergency department… (More)
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2002
2002
Apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) is a term used to define an event of unknown cause after an infant is found limp, cyanotic… (More)
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVE To describe the physiologic changes that occur during epileptic seizure (ES)-induced apparent life-threatening events… (More)
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