Timing of test, surgery, insurance examined in sleep-disordered breathing cases; public insurance holders wait longer

11 diciembre 2014

Children with public insurance waited longer after initial evaluation for sleep-disordered breathing to undergo polysomnography (PSG, the gold standard diagnostic test) and also waited longer after PSG to have surgery to treat the condition with adenotonsillectomy compared with children who were privately insured, according to a report.