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Polysomnography for Sleep-disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children

Published: June 16, 2011.
Released by American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  


Alexandria, VA — A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline, "Polysomnography for Sleep-Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children" will be published as a supplement to the July issue of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. This guideline provides otolaryngologists with evidence-based recommendations for using polysomnography in assessing children, aged 2 to 18 years, with sleep-disordered breathing and who are candidates for tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy.


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