The conundrum of primary snoring in children: what are we missing in regards to cognitive and behavioural morbidity?

@article{Biggs2014TheCO,
  title={The conundrum of primary snoring in children: what are we missing in regards to cognitive and behavioural morbidity?},
  author={Sarah Nichole Biggs and Gillian M. Nixon and Rosemary S C Horne},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={
          463-75
        }
}
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is common in children and describes a continuum of nocturnal respiratory disturbance from primary snoring (PS) to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Historically, PS has been considered benign, however there is growing evidence that children with PS exhibit cognitive and behavioural deficits equivalent to children with OSA. There are two popular mechanistic theories linking SDB with daytime morbidity: hypoxic insult to the developing brain; and sleep disruption due… CONTINUE READING
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