A/Prof Gillian Nixon
We have developed a simple five question screening tool that clinicians can use to identify those children at risk of obstructive sleep apnoea among large numbers of referrals for snoring.
The Ritchie Centre
Clinical Paediatric Sleep Research
Journal and article title
A simple screening questionnaire has the potential to be a powerful tool in assessing disease severity and planning treatment for large numbers of snoring children.
This tool could be used to prioritise waiting lists for specialist review or to direct referrals to different clinics with various related expertise.
Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
Other points of interest
Han Jie Soh is a medical student who had a Hudson Institute Student Scholarship last summer. This is the first of two papers to arise from his summer studentship.