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Tonsillectomy - 2019 Update

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106 Commerce Street, Suite 105 Lake Mary, FL 32746 TEL: 407.878.7606 • FAX: 407.878.7611 Order additional copies at GuidelineCentral.com Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved AAOHNSTON1913a Abbreviations AHI, apnea-hyponea index; KAS, Key Action Statement; OSA, obstructive sleep apnea; oSDB, obstructive sleep-disordered breathing ; PFAPA, periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and adenitis; PSG, polysomnography; PTB, post-tonsillectomy bleeding ; QoL, quality of life; VPI, velopharyngeal incompetence Source Mitchell RB et al. Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children (Update). Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019. Disclaimer is pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. is pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. e ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician aer consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. *Since the document has neither been presented to nor approved by either the ASA Board of Directors or House of Delegates, it is not an official or approved statement or policy of the Society.

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