TITLE

Failure of apnea monitoring during bed-sharing

AUTHOR(S)
Dawn Elder; Peter Larsen; Jane Zuccollo
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology;Sep2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p167
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract  We report the case of an infant found dead in bed with an adult while attached to a respiratory monitor sensor. We experimentally re-created a bed-sharing situation with an infant mannequin to demonstrate that a Graseby home apnea monitor continues to sense adult breathing and movement in the absence of infant breathing when used in this sleep situation.
ACCESSION #
34884576

 

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