Ann C Halbower

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in children
    Ann C Halbower
    Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 9:471-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological morbidity linked to childhood sleep-disordered breathing
    Ann C Halbower
    Eudowood Division of Respiratory Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MA 21287, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 10:97-107. 2006
  3. pmc Childhood obstructive sleep apnea associates with neuropsychological deficits and neuronal brain injury
    Ann C Halbower
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e301. 2006
  4. pmc Treatment alternatives for sleep-disordered breathing in the pediatric population
    Ann C Halbower
    Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Section, The Children s Hospital and University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:551-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Childhood obstructive sleep-disordered breathing: a clinical update and discussion of technological innovations and challenges
    Ann C Halbower
    Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 132:2030-41. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Relief of upper airway obstruction with mandibular distraction surgery: Long-term quantitative results in young children
    Sandra Y Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:437-41. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Secondary narcolepsy in children with brain tumors
    Carole L Marcus
    The Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep 25:435-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to and effectiveness of positive airway pressure therapy in children with obstructive sleep apnea
    Carole L Marcus
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e442-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral training for increasing preschool children's adherence with positive airway pressure: a preliminary study
    Keith J Slifer
    Department of Behavioral Psychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute and Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Behav Sleep Med 5:147-75. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance after rapid ascent to moderate altitude among infants and preverbal young children
    Michael Yaron
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Colorado Emergency Medicine Research Center, Denver, CO, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 5:314-20. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Cerebral Impact of Childhood Sleep Apnea
    Ann Halbower; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in children
    Ann C Halbower
    Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 9:471-6. 2003
    ..Infant sleep rhythm complaints from new mothers reach 46%, while childhood obstructive sleep apnea has a prevalence of 2% and adolescent insomnia with daily consequences surpasses that percentage...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological morbidity linked to childhood sleep-disordered breathing
    Ann C Halbower
    Eudowood Division of Respiratory Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MA 21287, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 10:97-107. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Childhood obstructive sleep apnea associates with neuropsychological deficits and neuronal brain injury
    Ann C Halbower
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e301. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that childhood OSA is associated with neuropsychological performance dysfunction, and with neuronal metabolite alterations in the brain, indicative of neuronal injury in areas corresponding to neuropsychological function...
  4. pmc Treatment alternatives for sleep-disordered breathing in the pediatric population
    Ann C Halbower
    Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Section, The Children s Hospital and University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:551-8. 2008
    ..SUMMARY: It is imperative that healthcare workers actively seek out signs and symptoms of SDB in patients to improve early detection and treatment for prevention of long-term morbidity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Childhood obstructive sleep-disordered breathing: a clinical update and discussion of technological innovations and challenges
    Ann C Halbower
    Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 132:2030-41. 2007
    ..This article reviews our knowledge of childhood SDB, highlights recent advances in technology, and discusses diagnostic and treatment strategies that will advance the management of children with pediatric SDB...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relief of upper airway obstruction with mandibular distraction surgery: Long-term quantitative results in young children
    Sandra Y Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:437-41. 2006
    ..To evaluate the long-term benefits of mandibular distraction on sleep-related upper airway obstruction in young children with mandibular hypoplasia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Secondary narcolepsy in children with brain tumors
    Carole L Marcus
    The Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep 25:435-9. 2002
    ..In view of the good response to treatment, we recommend that all children with excessive daytime sleepiness and hypothalamic damage be evaluated for narcolepsy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to and effectiveness of positive airway pressure therapy in children with obstructive sleep apnea
    Carole L Marcus
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e442-51. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine adherence and effectiveness of PAP (both continuous [CPAP] and bilevel [BPAP] pressure) in children with obstructive apnea...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral training for increasing preschool children's adherence with positive airway pressure: a preliminary study
    Keith J Slifer
    Department of Behavioral Psychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute and Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Behav Sleep Med 5:147-75. 2007
    ..For the 3 children with home follow-up data, the parents maintained benefits. The results are discussed in relation to behavior principles, child health, and common barriers to PAP adherence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance after rapid ascent to moderate altitude among infants and preverbal young children
    Michael Yaron
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Colorado Emergency Medicine Research Center, Denver, CO, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 5:314-20. 2004
    ..9 +/- 1.9) and the first night at altitude (29.4 +/- 2.5): p < 0.01. This sleep disturbance is most significant during the first night at altitude and may be similar to sleep disturbance with altitude exposure seen in adults...
  11. doi request reprint Pediatric home apnea monitors: coding, billing, and updated prescribing information for practice management
    Ann C Halbower
    The Children s Hospital and University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Chest 134:425-9. 2008
    ....

Research Grants1

  1. Cerebral Impact of Childhood Sleep Apnea
    Ann Halbower; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Halbower the ability to reach her full potential as a funded independent investigator. ..