Temporal Characteristics of the Sleep EEG Power Spectrum in Critically Ill Children

The results presented herein challenge the assumption that children experience restorative sleep during critical illness, highlighting the need for interventional studies to determine whether sleep promotion improves outcomes in critically ill children undergoing active neurocognitive development.

Utility of Screening Questionnaire, Obesity, Neck Circumference, and Sleep Polysomnography to Predict Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children and Adolescents

We developed a six-question scale with good predictive utility for OSA. These findings may contribute to developing a preoperative clinical tool to help clinicians identify children with OSA for determining risk stratification and postoperative disposition.