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Cognition in Pediatric SDB - Yes, No, Maybe?
  • Scott Hunter,
  • Ariana Garagozzo
Scott Hunter
The University of Chicago
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Ariana Garagozzo
Roosevelt University
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Abstract

Numerous studies in the past 10 years have reported on the neurocognitive sequalae of pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB). Variations in criteria used to define SDB in conjunction with the wide variety of neuropsychological measures selected to evaluate cognitive consequences of SDB have resulted in discrepancies within the literature. This review summarizes the extant literature regarding cognitive effects of pediatric SDB across domains of global intelligence, attention, executive function, memory, language, and visuospatial ability. This review also addresses the proposed etiology underlying neurocognitive consequences of pediatric SDB. The differences in findings across the literature are highlighted and discussed throughout.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

13 Feb 2021Submitted to Pediatric Pulmonology
15 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
15 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
15 Feb 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
28 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Feb 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
24 Mar 20211st Revision Received
25 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
25 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
25 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
25 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
26 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept