Helio reports that a questionnaire on adenotonsillectomy produced reliable assessments and differences in parental and clinician knowledge and decision-making regarding childhood sleep-disordered breathing.

“[Obstructive sleep-disordered breathing (oSDB)] occurs in 6% to 12% of children and may have significant physical, behavioral and neurocognitive sequelae,” Emily F. Boss, MD, MPH, from the department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “The most common treatment for pediatric oSDB is [adenotonsillectomy (AT)] surgery.