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Comparing respiratory polygraphy with pulse transit time analysis versus overnight polysomnography in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea in children.

Apr 19, 2021

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children is associated with significant morbidity. Polysomnography is the main diagnostic tool but is time consuming and requires skilled manpower to supervise the ...

Sleep positions in children with Down syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea.

Apr 19, 2021

To assess sleep positions in children with both Down syndrome (DS) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and determine if there is a preferred sleep position by severity of apnea.A single-center retrospec...

Upper airway stimulation: Fewer complications, ED presentations, readmissions, and increased surgical success.

Apr 19, 2021

Evaluate the rate of complications, readmissions, emergency department presentations, and surgical success rates amongst three standard surgical treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea: upper ai...

Healthcare workers' sleep and mood disturbances during COVID-19 outbreak in an Iranian referral center.

Feb 15, 2021

This study aimed to assess the frequency of sleep and mood disturbances, and their association with COVID-like symptoms in healthcare workers (HCWs) with and without positive Coronavirus RT-PCR in a c...

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Personnel in the U.S. Military Have Higher Risk of Insomnia and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Large Retrospective Cohort Study.

Feb 15, 2021

We conducted a retrospective cohort study of the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), affective disorders, alcohol/substance-related disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and insomnia, amon...

Emergent academic skills growth in New Zealand pre-school children undergoing treatment for sleep disordered breathing: a case-control pilot study.

Feb 15, 2021

The main objective of this study was to explore the feasibility and treatment sensitivity of measures of preschool oral language and emergent literacy and numeracy for assessing developing skills of p...

Delamanid with Background Regimen for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Sep 18, 2020

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a type of TB that does not respond to isoniazid and rifampicin. Delamanid is a recently approved drug for the treatment of MDR-TB. This study aims to exami...

Drug-Associated Adverse Events in Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Sep 10, 2020

Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) is a type of tuberculosis that does not respond to at least isoniazid and rifampicin. The two routinely used anti-TB drugs. Combination therapy with multiple second-lin...

Mortality rate of COVID-19 patients on ventilators

Mar 30, 2020

Written by Physician's Weekly Blogger, Skeptical Scalpel Although at the time I wrote this over 33,000 people had died from COVID 19 infections worldwide, the numbers of patients dying in intensive...

Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020

Increased lung recruitability seen with alternating body position between supine and prone positioning (HealthDay News) -- Lung recruitability can be assessed at bedside in mechanically ventilate...

FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers

Mar 25, 2020

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Certain types of EpiPens and their generic counterparts may fail or delay injection of lifesaving epinephrine for severe allergic reactions, the U.S. Food...

Digestive Symptoms Reported for About Half of COVID-19 Patients

Mar 19, 2020

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) frequently have digestive symptoms, and those with digestive symptoms have a worse clinical outcome, according to...

CDC: Cases of Flu Continue to Mount Across America

Jan 07, 2020

Agency says it is still too early to know how severe this year's flu season will be. MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Flu continues to spread throughout the United States and has reached...