Apparent life-threatening events and apnea of infancy

Clin Perinatol. 1992 Dec;19(4):809-38.


This article is a critical review of the literature relating to the incidence, causes, pathophysiology, and therapy of apparent life-threatening events in infants. The clinical characteristics at the time of presentation and follow-up of infants who experience apparent life-threatening events are also summarized.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Apnea* / diagnosis
  • Apnea* / etiology
  • Apnea* / physiopathology
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Sudden Infant Death / diagnosis