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What is Apnea of prematurity?

What is Apnea of prematurity?

  • Apnea of prematurity: AOP occurs in infants who are born prematurely (before 34 weeks of pregnancy).

Apnea of prematurity: Introduction

Types of Apnea of prematurity:

Broader types of Apnea of prematurity:

How serious is Apnea of prematurity?

Prognosis of Apnea of prematurity: Premature infants with AOP are followed closely in the hospital. If AOP doesn't resolve before discharge from the hospital, an infant may be sent home on an apnea monitor and parents and other caregivers will be taught CPR. The family must work closely with the child's doctor to have a treatment plan in place.

What causes Apnea of prematurity?

Causes of Apnea of prematurity: see causes of Apnea of prematurity

What are the symptoms of Apnea of prematurity?

Symptoms of Apnea of prematurity: see symptoms of Apnea of prematurity

Onset of Apnea of prematurity: premature infants

Apnea of prematurity: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Apnea of prematurity.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Apnea of prematurity.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Apnea of prematurity: Neonatologist, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Apnea of prematurity.
Treatments for Apnea of prematurity: see treatments for Apnea of prematurity
Research for Apnea of prematurity: see research for Apnea of prematurity

Name and Aliases of Apnea of prematurity

Main name of condition: Apnea of prematurity

Other names or spellings for Apnea of prematurity:

AOP

 

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