Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Nathan S. Alexander, James W Schroeder Jr*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common health problem diagnosed and managed by various medical specialists, including family practice physicians, pediatricians, pulmonologists, and general and pediatric otolaryngologists. If left untreated, the sequelae can be severe. Over the last decade, significant advancements have been made in the evidence-based management of pediatric OSAS. This article focuses on the current understanding of this disease, its management, and related clinical practice guidelines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)827-840
Number of pages14
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume60
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

Keywords

  • Clinical practice guidelines
  • Management
  • OSAS
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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