Apnea – Lack of breathing
Bradycardia – Decrease in heart rate
Tachycardia – Increase in heart rate
Cyanosis – Bluish color in lips and/or fingernail beds
CPR – Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
Monitor – A small, portable device which senses the child's breathing and heart rate
Electrodes – Small patches that rest against your child's chest and send signals of the child's breathing and heart activity
Lead wires – Small wires that carry the signals to the patient cable
Patient Cable Lead – A heave duty cable that connects to the monitor with wires.
Pneumocardiogram – A recording of respirations and heart rate during sleep for a specific period of time.