Sleep Med 2021 Apr 16;83:188-195. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Sleep Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address:
Objectives: Acute bronchiolitis commonly causes respiratory failure in children ≤2 years, and is particularly severe in those with Down syndrome (DS). Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), common in DS, is also associated with respiratory complications. However, it is unknown whether OSA is associated with worse outcomes in children with and without DS, hospitalized with bronchiolitis. Read More