Glendale, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014
Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of otolaryngology volume 46, issue 22: pediatric sleep apnea.
The goals of this program are to improve management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in obese children and those with multiple sites of obstruction. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:
1. Counsel families of obese children on weight loss and make appropriate referrals to nutritionists.
2. Choose appropriate intervention for obese children with OSA, based on anatomic factors and clinical judgment.
3. Select the optimal method to evaluate level(s) of obstruction in children with OSA.
4. Use drug-induced sleep endoscopy to evaluate children with multiple levels of obstruction.
5. Select the surgical procedure(s) that is/are most likely to provide maximal benefit to children with OSA.
The original programs were presented by Christopher Discolo, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine, Charleston.
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