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Table 2 Anesthetic and pain management by sleep-related disordered breathing criteria

From: Postsurgical behaviors in children with and without symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing

  No SDB SDBa
Inpatient/outpatient (%) 18.6/81.4 25.6/74.4
Surgical procedure:   
  Airway/non-airway (%) 4.5/95.5 58.9/41.1*
Duration of:   
  Anesthesia (mins) 72.6 ± 64.7 58.1 ± 41.8*
  Surgery (mins) 52.1 ± 57.2 39.5 ± 34.6*
  PACU (mins) 108.4 ± 51.9 139.8 ± 78.6*
Anesthetic agents:   
  Sevoflurane 229 (92.7) 88 (97.8)
  Isoflurane 219 (88.7) 80 (88.9)
  Propofol 104 (42.1) 38 (42.2)
  Nitrous oxide 236 (95.5) 87 (96.7)
Anxiolytics:   
  Midazolam 130 (52.8) 48 (53.3)
Pain control (morphine equivalents):   
  Perioperative (mg/kg/h) 0.14 ± 0.18 0.17 ± 0.14
  Hospital inpatient (mg/kg)b 0.25 ± 0.38 0.28 ± 0.29
  1. SDB sleep-disordered breathing, PACU postanesthesia care unit.
  2. *P < 0.05 vs no SDB.
  3. aScores of ≥0.33 on the SRBD subscale. Data are n (%) and mean ± SD.
  4. bReported as morphine equivalents mg/kg only (hospital length of stay not recorded).