Absence of respiratory airflow for a period of 20 sec, with or without decreased heart rate:
Disruption in the generation or propagation of respiratory signals in the br...
Duration of apnea
Asleep, awake, crying
Respiratory support as indicated
High-flow oxygen if breathing resumes
Check/clear out upper airway
Endotracheal intubation if continued apnea
IV access, cardiac ...
Patients who were or may become apneic should be admitted to an inpatient unit for appropriate monitoring. Those with persistent abnormal vital signs need intens...
Consider occult sepsis, especially in a neonate
Consider occult trauma
Brand AD, Altman RL, Purtill K, et al. Yield of diagnostic testing in infants who have had an apparent life-threatening event. Pediatrics. 2005;115:885–893.
Claudius I, Kee...
327.23 Obstructive sleep apnea (adult)(pediatric)
770.81 Primary apnea of newborn
G47.33 Obstructive sleep apnea (adult) (pediatric)
P28.4 Other apnea of newborn
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