Dr. Joanna MacLean, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

This presentation will review the current state of the diagnosis of pediatric obstructive sleep, in Canada and worldwide, including evaluating the tools available to assist with this diagnosis. Recognizing the limitations of the currently available tools, new approaches and the evidence behind these approaches will be explored.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • compare different approached to the diagnosis of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea;
  • evaluate the best approach to the diagnosis of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea in a given context; and
  • consider new tools to assist in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea.