Heart Rate Variability in Autonomic Neuropaths and Newborn Babies

  • R. I. Kitney
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 114)


This Chapter will discuss two areas where the application of HRV analysis is likely to be of clinical significance. First the application to HRV is neuropaths and second to HRV in the newborn. In both case the discussion will draw on the information presented in the previous Chapter which relates to normal adult HRV.


Heart Rate Variability Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Autonomic Neuropathy Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Power Spectral Density Function 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. I. Kitney
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering in Medicine Laboratory, Department of Electrical EngineeringImperial CollegeLondonUK

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