Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in Australian children.

@article{Tamanyan2016RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in Australian children.},
  author={Knarik Tamanyan and Lisa M Walter and Margot J. Davey and Gillian M. Nixon and Rosemary S C Horne and Sarah Nichole Biggs},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2016},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={
          512-7
        }
}
AIM This study aims to determine whether demographic or clinical factors predict obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) severity in Australian children. METHODS Demographic details and medical histories of 301 Australian children (3-17 years old) referred for assessment of OSA were examined retrospectively. Children underwent overnight polysomnography and were classified as having primary snoring (PS) (obstructive apnoea hypopnoea index (OAHI) ≤ 1 event per hour; n = 150), mild OSA (>1 OAHI ≤ 5… CONTINUE READING
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