Clinical outcomes in a high nursing ratio ward setting for children with obstructive sleep apnea at high risk after adenotonsillectomy

Authors: Arachchi S, Armstrong DS, Roberts N, Baxter M, McLeod S, Davey MJ, Nixon GM.

“In a cohort of children with known moderate-severe OSA, post-operative AE after AT were all managed in the high acuity unit (HAU). Post-operative care in HAU provides safe and effective care for high-risk children post-AT, minimizing admissions to ICU.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26857316