Brief resolved unexplained event (BRUE) is a term suggested by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to replace the term apparent life-threatening event (ALTE).
BRUE is a resolved ...
The practitioner should attempt to identify key symptoms and persisting physical exam findings to focus the workup and pursue an underlying diagnosis.
All patients should be offered the following anticipatory guidance: safe sleep practices and other SIDS prevention techniques
CPR overview and resources
DeWolfe CC. Apparent life-threatening event: a review. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2005;52(4):1127–1146. [View Abstract on OvidInsights]
National Institutes of Health Consensus Deve...
799.82 Apparent life threatening event in infant
770.82 Other apnea of newborn
770.83 Cyanotic attacks of newborn
784.99 Other symptoms involving head and neck
R68.13 Apparent life threaten...
Q: How should patients with “higher risk” BRUE be managed?
A: No testing recommendations are offered, although indiscriminate testing is discouraged. Admission for a brief period of cardiorespirato...
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