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Why do neonatologists order an apnea monitor?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
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In brief: Apnea monitor

Neonatologists order apnea monitors for select children being disharged from the nicu to home when they are concerned that the child is at risk for events where the child may stop breathing (apnea).
The monitor alarms for apnea, thereby urging the caregiver to evaluate the child. Not all children discharged from nicu require this.

In brief: Apnea monitor

Neonatologists order apnea monitors for select children being disharged from the nicu to home when they are concerned that the child is at risk for events where the child may stop breathing (apnea).
The monitor alarms for apnea, thereby urging the caregiver to evaluate the child. Not all children discharged from nicu require this.
Dr. Jason Adler
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Dr. Ameth Aguirre
Pediatrics

In brief: Monitor your baby

To make sure your baby won't have a significant drop of heart rate or will stop breathing while he/she is unattended (i.
E, while sleeping). The monitor will alarm and let you know that it's time to check your baby.

In brief: Monitor your baby

To make sure your baby won't have a significant drop of heart rate or will stop breathing while he/she is unattended (i.
E, while sleeping). The monitor will alarm and let you know that it's time to check your baby.
Dr. Ameth Aguirre
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