Childhood obstructive sleep-disordered breathing: a clinical update and discussion of technological innovations and challenges.

@article{Halbower2007ChildhoodOS,
  title={Childhood obstructive sleep-disordered breathing: a clinical update and discussion of technological innovations and challenges.},
  author={Ann C. Halbower and Stacey L Ishman and Brian M. McGinley},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2007},
  volume={132 6},
  pages={2030-41}
}
Childhood sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been known to be associated with health and cognitive impacts for more than a century, and yet our understanding of this disorder is in its infancy. Neuropsychological consequences in children with snoring or subtle breathing disturbances not meeting the traditional definition of sleep apnea suggest that "benign, or primary snoring" may be clinically significant, and that the true prevalence of SDB might be underestimated. There is no standard… CONTINUE READING

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