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What's an apnea monitor and who must have one?

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Dr. Gregory Bussell
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Newborns usually

An apnea monitor is used to let you know if a child stops breathing.
Some newborns respiratory drive is abnormal and they pause their breathing. They will usually start breathing again when they are roused. The monitor lets you know when attention is needed.

In brief: Newborns usually

An apnea monitor is used to let you know if a child stops breathing.
Some newborns respiratory drive is abnormal and they pause their breathing. They will usually start breathing again when they are roused. The monitor lets you know when attention is needed.
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