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Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing - diagnostics and treatment

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Title: Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing - diagnostics and treatment
Authors: Gudnadottir, Gunnhildur
Issue Date: 17-Jan-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Parts of work: I. Gudnadottir G et al. Healthcare provider contact for children with symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing: a population survey.J Laryngol Otol. 2016 Mar;130(3):296-301.

II. Gudnadottir G et al. Indirect costs related to caregivers' absence from work after paediatric tonsil surgery. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun;274(6):2629-2636.

III. Gudnadottir G et al. Intranasal Budesonide and Quality of Life in Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Nov 1:[Epub ahead of print].

IV. Gudnadottir G et al.Respiratory polygraphy in children with sleep-disordered breathing. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2018-02-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 februari 2018, kl 9.00, Hjärtats aula, Vita stråket 12, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Sleep-disordered breathing
Intranasal steroid treatment
Respiratory polygraphy
RIP flow
Abstract: Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children causes multiple health problems and diminished quality of life. It is usually caused by tonsil and adenoid hypertrophy and is traditionally treated with adenotonsillar surgery. The aims of the first paper were to examine the prevalence of SDB in Swedish children and the extent to which these children attract the attention of the health-care system. Further aims of the thesis were to examine different aspects of diagnostics and treatment, such as the q... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0364-0 (print)
978-91-629-0365-7 (PDF)
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