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Obstructive sleep apnea

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has obstructive sleep apnea? What are the typical findings for this disease? Obstructive sleep apnea should be suspected in children who snore, have restless sleep or show labored breathing and/or apnea. Other nocturnal symptoms include sweating, enuresis, parasomnia (sleep walking and talking) and…
Hospital Medicine

Obstructive sleep apnea

I. What every physician needs to know. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common sleep-related breathing disorder, characterized by recurrent complete or partial obstruction of the upper airway during sleep. It is typically characterized by fragmented sleep from arousals due to respiratory events and oxygen desaturations and may result in neurocognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular comorbidities,…
Hospital Medicine

Obstructive sleep apnea

What every physician needs to know: Obstructive sleep apnea (also known as sleep apnea hypopnea, particularly outside North America) is a common disorder: population-based studies in the U.S. have shown a prevalence in the general, working-age population of roughly 9 percent of women and 24 percent of men. The prevalence rises with advancing age and,…
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Identifying obstructive sleep apnea


Airflow disturbances during sleep need to be recognized and evaluated before harm comes to the patients themselves or those around them.
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