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Apnea

Apnea

Apnea is defined as a pause in the regular breathing pattern during sleep. The causes are many; however, the results are similar in that

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Extubation Failure

Extubation Failure

Mechanical ventilation is often required for critically ill patients in the ICU. As the acute phase of illness resolves, the goal is to wean the

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Periodic Breathing in Infants

Periodic Breathing in Infants

Periodic breathing in Infants is a normal condition that affects healthy moderately preterm infants. It is characterized by periods of irregular breathing in which the

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Drowning in Children

Drowning in Children

Drowning is defined as the submersion in liquid causing respiratory impairment. Terms such as near drowning, dry drowning, wet drowning, delayed drowning are all terms

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Asthma in Children

Asthma in Children

As we head into fall with leaves falling and more rain, mold counts rise and there is a spike in winter viral infections. During this

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