Navigation Links
Presidential keynote address and new research highlights from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology meeting
Date:4/10/2012

P>

Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Behavioral Problems and Quality of Life in Children
Speaker: Manasa Tripuraneni, BA
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Time: 11:14 11:21am

San Diego, CA The degree of obesity does not predict obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity in children. Obese children have worse OSA, behavioral problems and quality of life than normal weight children. In normal weight children with a sleep disturbance behavioral and quality of life scores are similar regardless of the severity of the sleep disorder.

Seventy-three patients were included in the study. Thirty-five children had OSA and obesity (48%), 21 were normal-weight with OSA (29%), and 17 were controls (23%). There was no correlation between the degree of obesity and OSA severity. AHI was significantly higher for OSA obese versus OSA normal weight children (20 versus 9; p = 0.02) The OSA-18 total score, and BASC-2 mean score was worse for the OSA-obese than the OSA normal weight group (p=0.01, for both). There was no difference in quality of life or behavioral scores between the OSA normal weight and control groups.

Caregivers were asked to complete a consent document. Demographic and polysomnograpic data was collected as well as BASC-2 and OSA-18 questionnaires completed by caregivers. Children were assigned to one of three groups: obese with OSA, normal-weight with OSA, and a control group (normal weight with no OSA). The correlation between OSA severity and the degree of obesity as well behavior and quality of life measures were compared between the 3 groups. A p-value .05 was considered significant.


Patient Experience in the Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic: Does the Teaching Setting Influence Parent Satisfaction?
Speaker: Emily Boss, MD
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Time: 3:15 3:22pm

San Diego, CA Patient experience scores are increasingly recognized as a chief indicator of
'/>"/>

Contact: Mary Stewart
mstewart@entnet.org
703-535-3762
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Related medicine news :

1. President Obama and leading GOP presidential candidate support health research
2. Office of Naval Research young investigators honored with Presidential Award
3. UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender receives Presidential Award
4. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientist receives Presidential Early Career Award
5. Presidential election outcomes directly influence suicide rates
6. Sheriff Adrian Garcia delivers keynote at social work awards breakfast
7. Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku to deliver keynote address at TCT 2011 in San Francisco, Calif.
8. Sully Sullenberger keynotes HFES 54th Annual Meeting
9. Chris Jay Hoofnagle to Deliver Keynote at the AdMonsters US Network Ad Ops Forum II, June 17, San Francisco
10. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) will deliver Keynote Address at Hysterectomy Conference
11. Talent Management Guru Marc Effron and Workforce Analytics Expert Al Adamsen to Deliver Keynote Speeches at Aquire's Annual User Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... treatments for injuries and damage to the joints, including ... is a hard material that caps the ends of ... biomedical engineers, exploring ways to toughen up engineered cartilage ... new developments this week in the journal Proceedings ... problem with engineered tissue is that the mechanical properties ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Nutrition Leaders, a popular online retailer ... and more, is currently hosting a sweepstakes on its ... is open to U.S. residents age 18 and over, ... One lucky winner will then be selected at random ... card to NutritionLeaders.com. , Nutrition Leaders’ managing director Kimba ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... law firm Hodgkinson Street LLC announces new branding ... Hodgkinson Street Mepham . After David Mepham’s promotion ... revitalizes their brand and website to include Mepham’s name ... leading medical malpractice and mediation firm, the decision to ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Tara Haelle ... News) -- More than 100 genes have been identified ... studies report. And researchers say they are on ... that may contribute to the disorder. Autism spectrum ... communication and social difficulties and repetitive behaviors. An estimated ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Global prebiotics market is ... to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. ... for sugar and fat free products owing to increased ... for prebiotics over the forecast period. , View full ... Food & beverage was the largest application segment with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Making lab-grown tissues stronger 2Health News:Nutrition Leaders Announces Gift Card Sweepstakes 2Health News:Hodgkinson Street Mepham Rebrands 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 3Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 4Health News:Prebiotics Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 9.3% From 2014 To 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 5
... a dangerous heart arrhythmia, study finds , THURSDAY, Dec. ... rapid heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia often get implantable cardiac ... study suggests that they will have fewer recurrences of ... ablation before they receive the device. , Reporting Dec. ...
... , REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 31 It,s a fact: each ... from concerned family members looking for help and answers as to ... assistance. The surge comes post holiday, a time when adult children ... parents and family members. Aegis Living, a national leader in senior ...
... genetic puzzle to try to save the mammals , THURSDAY, ... understanding of an outbreak of cancerous tumors that is killing ... , Devil facial tumor disease, a kind of cancer that,s ... contact, is one of only two types of cancer known ...
... , , WESTON, Fla., Dec. ... (the Company) annual meeting of shareholders on December 28, 2009 ... As there were not sufficient shares present in person or by ... Meeting, the Company adjourned the Annual Meeting in order to permit ...
... boom could strain resources with not just more but sicker ... getting older, and experts say the nation,s health-care system is ... The oldest members of the 78-million-strong baby-boom generation are about ... proportion of U.S. residents older than 65 will double, according ...
... , MISSION, Kan., ... subsidy extension into law on Dec. 19, 2009. With this extension, ... and adjust administrative procedures. To smooth the transition, COBRAGuard Inc. is ... Central Time. The Webinar is entitled, "How to Get it Right ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Procedure Boosts Outcomes in Implantable Defibrillator Patients 2Health News:After the Holidays Families Recognize Changing Needs of Aging Parents and Loved Ones 2Health News:After the Holidays Families Recognize Changing Needs of Aging Parents and Loved Ones 3Health News:Clues to Cancer That Could Wipe Out Tasmanian Devils 2Health News:American Scientific Resources 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Adjourned 2Health News:As U.S. Ages, Health Care May Need to Change 2Health News:As U.S. Ages, Health Care May Need to Change 3Health News:COBRAGuard Offers Free Action Plan Webinar to Assist Employers with COBRA Subsidy Extension 2Health News:COBRAGuard Offers Free Action Plan Webinar to Assist Employers with COBRA Subsidy Extension 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014  Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic instruments for ... that it will report financial results for the first ... The Company has scheduled a conference call that same ... to review the results. Interested parties ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014 Boston Scientific ... participate in the 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference ... , AZ.  Dan Brennan , executive vice ... about the company beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m. PT ... A live webcast of the presentation and question and ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce ... 30, 2014 on Thursday, November 6, 2014, after the ... president and chief executive officer, will host a conference ... Eastern Time (ET)/2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT). ... of the conference call can be accessed through a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Misonix, Inc. To Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results On Thursday, November 6, 2014 2Boston Scientific To Participate In 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference 2Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2014 on Thursday, November 6, 2014, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets 2
... Aug. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc. (NASDAQ: ... leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, ... the annual general meeting of shareholders of 3SBio ... at 10:00 a.m., Shenyang time, at our executive ...
... As Medicare expands a controversial "competitive" bidding program for home ... Congress have gone on record to oppose that program citing ... and impact on local jobs. "There,s a reason ... 244 economists and auction experts , and 145 members ...
Cached Medicine Technology:3SBio Inc. to Hold 2011 Annual General Meeting on September 20, 2011 2Myths and Realities About Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services 2Myths and Realities About Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services 3Myths and Realities About Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services 4Myths and Realities About Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services 5
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: