Behavioral changes in obstructive sleep apnea (mnemonic)

A mnemonic used to remember the behavioral changes of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is:

  • APRIL

Mnemonic

  • A: aggression
  • P: poor school performance
  • R: restlessness
  • I: irritability
  • L: lack of concentration
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Article information

rID: 6935
System: Head & Neck
Section: Mnemonics
Tag: osa
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • APRIL (mnemonic)

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