TABLE 2

Evaluation and Management Approach for 13 Infants Hospitalized With BRUE

Diagnostic Test or TreatmentFrequency (%)
Head imaginga4 (31)
EEG0 (0)
Electrocardiogram9 (69)
Echocardiogram0 (0)
Holter monitor1 (8)
Chest radiograph7 (54)
Laboratory testsb8 (62)
Social work consultation1 (8)
Medical subspecialty consultationc3 (23)
Continuous pulse oximetry9 (69)
CPR training8 (62)
  • a Head imaging included a head computed tomography scan (n = 3) and a head ultrasound (n = 1).

  • b Eight infants received laboratory tests; laboratory tests included varying combinations of complete blood cell count, urine cultures, blood cultures, cerebrospinal fluid cultures, chemistry panels, respiratory viral panels, ammonia tests, venous blood gas analyses, and peripheral smears.

  • c Medical subspecialty consultations included genetics (n = 1), infectious disease (n = 1), and neurology consultations (n = 1).