Sleep-disordered breathing is very common and is associated with poor health and cognitive outcomes in children and adolescents. Its prevalence is between 2% and 4% of the population this group. Problems such as life-threatening events, failure to thrive, cardiovascular insult, poor cognition, poor school performance, and psychiatric/behavioral problems have been reported. This chapter will outline how to diagnose and treat adolescents with sleep apnea.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews|
|State||Published - Dec 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health