Estelle Gauda, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Estelle Gauda

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Apnea of prematurity

Overview: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has apnea of prematurity? What are the typical findings for this disease? Apnea is a common feature of fetal breathing. As the fetus matures, breathing becomes more regular and sustained. Apnea (cessation of air exchange) lasting more than 20 seconds: Central—no diaphragmatic activity…

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