Apnea del sueño

Un monitor de apnea controla la frecuencia cardíaca y la respiración del bebé para asegurar que está respirando adecuadamente. Cuando alguno de estos parámetros cae por debajo de los niveles normales, el monitor de apnea suena, notificando a los padres que algo puede estar mal. Con frecuencia, los recién nacidos, y especialmente los prematuros, son conectados a un monitor de apnea para controlar su patrón de respiración.

Monitor de apnea

Revision

Last reviewed 11/7/2011 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pedatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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