The LQ for Pediatric Airway and Sleep
A Risk Assessment Tool For Pediatric Airway and Sleep
1. While sleeping, does your child:
- have trouble breathing or struggle to breath?
- stop breathing during the night?
- have “heavy” or loud breathing?
- snore regularly?
- snore loudly?
- snore more than half the time?
- appear to be a restless sleeper?
- child kick during sleep?
- have nightmares?
- scream in their sleep?
- grind their teeth during sleep?
- occasionally wet the bed?
2. Upon awakening, does your child:
- have a dry mouth in the morning?
- tend to breathe through the mouth during the day?
- wake up feeling un-refreshed in the morning?
- have a problem with sleepiness during the day?
- have trouble getting going in the morning?
- wake up with headaches in the morning?
3. We have noticed that our child:
- does not seem to listen when spoken to directly
- has difficulty organizing tasks
- is easily distracted by extraneous stimuli
- fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat
- interrupts or intrudes on others (e.g. butts into conversations or games)
- has a teacher or other supervisor comment that your child appears sleepy during the day
- has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD
- did your child stop growing at a normal rate at any time since birth?
- is your child overweight?
- does your child’s teeth seem crooked or misaligned?
- does your child have allergies?
- does your child have frequent colds?
- does your child have difficulty with pronunciation?