Expert view on treatment approach to children with persistent obstructive sleep apnoea

26 Jan, 2022

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Educational aims

  • To review the indications and use of drug induced sleep endoscopy in management of children with persistent obstructive sleep apnoea
  • To review the indications and limitations of positive airway pressure therapy and to develop strategies to improve adherence
  • To list the new treatment options for management of obstructive sleep apnoea including high flow nasal cannula, hypoglossal nerve stimulation and positional therapy and develop strategies to personalize treatment approach for these children

Topics

Approach to treatment in children with obstructive sleep apnoea persisting after adenotonsillectomy including use of drug induced sleep endoscopy, positive airway pressure therapy and new treatment options.

Format

Three 15 minute lectures followed by 15 minute discussion

Learning outcomes

Following the webinar, participants will:

  • Learn how drug induced sleep endoscopy can help to guide treatment and increase treatment success in children with persistent obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Know the indications and limitations of positive airway pressure therapy and learn strategies to improve adherence in children with persistent obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Learn about new treatment options for management of obstructive sleep apnoea including high flow nasal cannula, hypoglossal nerve stimulation and positional therapy and how can we personalize treatment of children using these new tools
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