Topic: Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dec 2012 | Assessment

Interventions of interest: Home sleep testing Polysomnography Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) Mandibular advancement devices (MADs) Surgical procedures Weight loss interventions Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic disorder, characterized by repetitive stops and starts in breathing during a night of sleep. As muscles in the throat relax, partial (hypopnea) or complete (apnea) blockage of […]