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Brief resolved unexplained events in infants

Bastin, John P. MHS, PA-C, CPAAPA

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: July 2019 - Volume 32 - Issue 7 - p 38–40
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000558336.70739.aa
Review Article

ABSTRACT Brief resolved unexplained events in infants (BRUE, formerly called apparent life-threatening events) can be terrifying for parents. This article reviews the American Academy of Pediatrics' clinical criteria for BRUE and recommendations for evaluating infants who meet low-risk criteria for BRUE.

John P. Bastin is an assistant professor and clinical education director in the PA program at Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Fla., and practices in the ED at Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Fla. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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