ALTE
EMS Encounter Statistics
Hospital Demographic Data
Risk factors • • • • • • •
Challenges
Possible Symptoms
Etiology
Differential Diagnosis
Gastrointestinal
GERD
GERD       →   →
Neurologic
Seizure
Respiratory
Pathological Apnea    ≥
Misinterpreted as Abnormal
Periodic Breathing
Cardiac
Metabolic
Child Abuse
Others                       
ALTE vs SIDS
ALTE vs SIDS
Detailed History
Detailed History
Additional History
Additional History
Examination
Diagnostic Evaluation
Management Considerations
Approach to ALTE in ED
Stable Patients with a Clear Diagnosis
UnStable Patients without a Clear Diagnosis
Stable Patients without a Clear Diagnosis
When to admit
Disposition and Follow-up
Summary
Reference
Apparent Life Threatening Event
Apparent Life Threatening Event
Apparent Life Threatening Event
Apparent Life Threatening Event
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Apparent Life Threatening Event

  1. 1. ALTE
  2. 2. EMS Encounter Statistics
  3. 3. Hospital Demographic Data
  4. 4. Risk factors • • • • • • •
  5. 5. Challenges
  6. 6. Possible Symptoms
  7. 7. Etiology
  8. 8. Differential Diagnosis
  9. 9. Gastrointestinal
  10. 10. GERD
  11. 11. GERD → →
  12. 12. Neurologic
  13. 13. Seizure
  14. 14. Respiratory
  15. 15. Pathological Apnea ≥
  16. 16. Misinterpreted as Abnormal
  17. 17. Periodic Breathing
  18. 18. Cardiac
  19. 19. Metabolic
  20. 20. Child Abuse
  21. 21. Others       
  22. 22. ALTE vs SIDS
  23. 23. ALTE vs SIDS
  24. 24. Detailed History
  25. 25. Detailed History
  26. 26. Additional History
  27. 27. Additional History
  28. 28. Examination
  29. 29. Diagnostic Evaluation
  30. 30. Management Considerations
  31. 31. Approach to ALTE in ED
  32. 32. Stable Patients with a Clear Diagnosis
  33. 33. UnStable Patients without a Clear Diagnosis
  34. 34. Stable Patients without a Clear Diagnosis
  35. 35. When to admit
  36. 36. Disposition and Follow-up
  37. 37. Summary
  38. 38. Reference

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