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Med. Sci. 2017, 5(4), 30; doi:10.3390/medsci5040030

Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children

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Sleep Medicine Center, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
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Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
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Received: 18 September 2017 / Revised: 14 November 2017 / Accepted: 24 November 2017 / Published: 1 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Updates in Pediatric Sleep and Child Psychiatry)
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Abstract

There is now a plethora of evidence that children with sleep disordered breathing (SDB) show deficits in neurocognitive performance, behavioral impairments, and school performance. The following review will focus on the neurobehavioral impacts of SDB, pediatric sleep investigation challenges, potential mechanisms of behavioral and cognitive deficits in children with SDB, and the impact of SDB treatment. View Full-Text
Keywords: sleep disordered breathing; obstructive sleep apnea; children; attention; learning; behavior sleep disordered breathing; obstructive sleep apnea; children; attention; learning; behavior
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Trosman, I.; Trosman, S.J. Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children. Med. Sci. 2017, 5, 30.

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