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Ventilatory Responses to Hypercarbia in Infants of Mothers Who Smoke and Misuse Substances

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Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of pediatrics
Early online date20 May 2016
Accepted/In press21 Apr 2016
E-pub ahead of print20 May 2016

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The ventilatory response of infants of mothers who smoke and misuse substances and controls to carbon dioxide was assessed at 6-12 weeks and the perinatal period. Infants of mothers who smoke and misuse substances had a dampened response at the peak age of sudden infant death syndrome, greater than in the perinatal period.

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