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Sleep clinical record: application in the Brazilian children

Grant number: 18/00590-6
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2018
Effective date (End): July 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Speech Therapy
Principal Investigator:Silke Anna Theresa Weber
Grantee:Camila de Castro Corrêa
Supervisor abroad: Maria Pia Villa
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina (FMB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil
Local de pesquisa : Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy  
Associated to the scholarship:16/05659-9 - Language in children with obstructive sleep apnea, BP.DR


The Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) could modify the child development, such as behavioral changes, learning deficits, impairments in attention, oral language and facial growth alterations. Objective: To apply the Sleep Clinical Record (SCR) in Brazilian children with respiratory complaints, so that these new parameters could be correlated with the communication aspects. Methods: Observation and training of application SCR in the clinical practice at the Paediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, ''La Sapienza'' University, Rome (the creators of Sleep Clinical Record); training of strategies used at this University for analysis of respiratory complaints; discussions with the group of sleep medicine scholars to establish comparison between the Italian sample and the sample of Brazil. To this comparison, will be included database of children with respiratory complaints which were evaluated in Sleep Disorder Clinic of the discipline of Otorhinolaryngology of UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil. (AU)