Pre-anesthetic assessment with three core questions for the detection of obstructive sleep apnea in childhood: An observational study.
BMC Anesthesiol 2018 Feb 20;18(1):25. Epub 2018 Feb 20.
Department of Neuropediatric, University Hospital Leipzig, Liebigstr. 20, 04103, Leipzig, Germany.
Background: Children with obstructive sleep apnea are at high risk for perioperative airway obstruction. Many "at risk" children may remain unrecognized. The aim of this study is to find a clinically practicable test to identify obstructive sleep apnea in childhood. Read More