Clinical assessment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.

  title={Clinical assessment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Nira A. Goldstein and Vasanthi Pugazhendhi and S Manimala Rao and J. Scott Weedon and Thomas F. Campbell and Andrew C Goldman and James Christopher Post and M. Chandrasekhar Rao},
  volume={114 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether children with a clinical assessment suggestive of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) but with negative polysomnography (PSG) have improvement in their clinical assessment score after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) as compared with similar children who do not undergo surgery. METHODS In a prospective, randomized, investigator-blinded, controlled trial, 59 otherwise healthy children (mean age: 6.3 years [3.0]; 31 boys, 28 girls) with a clinical diagnosis of OSA… CONTINUE READING


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