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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000451859.08918.70

Recognizing pediatric sleep apnea

Weiss, Miriam MSN, BS, RN, CPNP; Owens, Judith MD, MPH

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Abstract: Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition in childhood and has a significant impact on health, learning, academic performance, and quality of life. The purpose of this article is to review the epidemiology, etiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

© 2014 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


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