Accepted for Publication: September 10, 2013.
Published Online: January 20, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4371.
Study concept and design: Rhein, Dobson, Darnall, Corwin, Poets, McEntire, Hunt, Carlo, Consenstein, Hendricks-Munoz, Hoy, Richardson.
Acquisition of data: Rhein, Dobson, Darnall, McEntire, Hunt, Bada, Consenstein, Gregory, Karamchandani, Klarr, Kumar, Leach, Rosenkrantz, White.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Rhein, Darnall, Corwin, Heeren, McEntire, Hunt, Consenstein.
Drafting of the manuscript: Rhein, Dobson, McEntire, Hunt, Hendricks-Munoz, Leach, Rosenkrantz.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Rhein, Dobson, Darnall, Corwin, Heeren, Poets, McEntire, Hunt, Bada, Carlo, Consenstein, Gregory, Hoy, Karamchandani, Klarr, Kumar, Richardson, White.
Statistical analysis: Heeren.
Obtained funding: McEntire.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Poets, McEntire, Hunt, Carlo, Consenstein, Hendricks-Munoz, Kumar, Leach, Rosenkrantz.
Study supervision: Darnall, Corwin, McEntire, Hunt, Bada, Karamchandani, Klarr, Kumar, Rosenkrantz.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr McEntire reports being the executive director of the American SIDS Institute, and Dr Hunt reports being a member of the American SIDS Institute board of directors. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by the American SIDS Institute.
Role of the Sponsors: The funding source had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
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Previous Presentation: Presented in part at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting; May 5, 2013; Washington, DC.
Additional Contributions: We thank Denis Rybin, MS, for his active participation in data analysis, including statistical analysis; Masimo Corporation for providing the pulse oximeters; and Acumen Instruments Corporation for providing the serial data recorders. Mr Rybin did not receive compensation for his work.