Obstructive sleep apnoea in kids

It is important to recognise, diagnose and treat this condition, to reduce adverse cardiological, neurological and behavioural effects.
Dr Megan Sheppard Professor Karen Waters

Need to know:

Snoring is the main symptom and sign of upper airway obstruction during sleep. Up to 14.8% of children snore ‘often’ as reported by parents, and obstructive sleep apnoea affects 1.2-5.7% of all children.1,2