Association of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea with poor academic performance: A school-based study from India

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Goyal, Abhishek; Pakhare, Abhijit P; Bhatt, Girish C; Choudhary, Bharat; Patil, Rajesh;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society,volume 35,issue 2,pages132-136 (issn: 0970-2113, eissn: 0974-598X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5846262, doi: 10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_218_17
  • Subject: Original Article | sleep-related breathing disorder | Diseases of the respiratory system | pediatric obstructive sleep apnea | Academic grade | RC705-779 | nocturnal enuresis

Background: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a highly prevalent but often neglected disorder. There is paucity of reports on the prevalence of pediatric OSA from India. This study was done to estimate the prevalence of OSA in school children aged 5–10 years an... View more
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