Which clinical history findings related to morning awakening suggest obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Feb 13, 2019
  • Author: Mary E Cataletto, MD; Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky, MD  more...
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Morning complaints may include dry mouth, grogginess, disorientation, fatigue, and an unrefreshed feeling after an overnight sleep. Some children are very difficult to arouse in the morning and require multiple interventions by the family before they get out of bed.


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