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The Outcomes of Tonsillectomy in Obese Pediatric Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
INTRODUCTION: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by obstruction of the upper airway during sleep leading to inadequate ventilation. OSA is a common disorder, occurring in 1-4% of young children that ...
Use of Respiratory Acoustic Monitor for Postoperative Monitoring in Children
Recording vital signs is the standard of care for all patients on the hospital wards after surgery to detect respiratory and cardiovascular depression before serious complications ensue. Of all the vital signs, an altered ...