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Influence of Airway Pressure on Genioglossus Activity during Sleep in Normal Children

Course Id 270213
Course Name Influence of Airway Pressure on Genioglossus Activity during Sleep in Normal Children
Course Catagory Sleep
Course Price 36.95
Course CEU 3

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the rational for this study and discuss the methods used.
  • List the measurements and main results of this study.
  • Identify the various conclusions the researchers came to at the end of this study

Course Information

Most children with obstructive sleep apnea are able to sustain stable breathing during portions of sleep, despite an anatomic predisposition toward airway collapse. This suggests that additional determinants of airway patency are active, such as neuromuscular compensation.