Decision Making for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Tonsillar Hypertrophy.

@article{Ishman2016DecisionMF,
  title={Decision Making for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Tonsillar Hypertrophy.},
  author={Stacey L. Ishman and Alice M. Tang and Aliza P. Cohen and Haithem M. Elhadi Babiker and Barbara Chini and Zarmina Ehsan and Robert J Fleck and Christopher Gordon and Gary L. McPhail and Brian S. Pan and Howard M. Saal and Sally R. Shott and Raouf S. Amin},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={154 3},
  pages={
          527-31
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Evidence-based medicine is the gold standard practice model for patient management. Our aim was to determine whether decisions made by pediatric subspecialists regarding management of obstructive sleep apnea in children without tonsillar hypertrophy adhered to this model or were based on clinical experiences. STUDY DESIGN Single-institution prospective study. SETTING Multidisciplinary upper airway center in an academic pediatric hospital. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Twelve pediatric… CONTINUE READING
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