The presentation will review the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of obstructive sleep apnea in children, with particular focus upon how they differ from the adult population. Established, alternative, and promising methods of treatment will be additionally discussed.
Recognize symptoms of sleep apnea in children and how they differ from those exhibited by adults.
Evaluate the benefits and limitations of the major treatment options for childhood OSA.
Recognize some of the clinical consequences of untreated and suboptimally treated childhood OSA.