TITLE

Sleep · 8: Paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea

AUTHOR(S)
Nixon, G. M.; Brouillette, R. I.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun2005, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p511
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the past 25 years there has been increasing recognition of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) as a common condition of childhood. Morbidity includes impairment of growth, cardiovascular complications, learning impairment, and behavioural problems. Diagnosis and treatment of this condition in children differs in many respects from that in adults. We review here the key features of paediatric OSA, highlighting differences from adult OSA, and suggest future directions for research.
ACCESSION #
17359843

 

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