Table 1

 Reported features that may suggest a sleep related breathing disorder

Features during sleepSnoring
Witnessed apnoeas
Parental concern about their child’s breathing
Restless sleep
Unusual sleeping posture
Symptoms on wakingDifficult to rouse in the morning
Irritability/bursts of anger on waking
Morning headaches or vomiting
Lack of appetite for breakfast
Daytime featuresMouth breathing
Excessive daytime sleepiness
Hyperactivity/behavioural disturbance
Learning/memory difficulties
Developmental delay
Poor growth