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ON The Cover:
Best practices in diagnosis and medical management of obstructive sleep apnea in the perioperative period continue to rapidly evolve. In this issue we highlight this topic with a Practice Guidelines from the ASA and two original investigations on the topic.
* Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Management of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Perioperative Management of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, p. 268
* Chung et al.: Postoperative Changes in Sleep-disordered Breathing and Sleep Architecture in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, p. 287
* Chung et al.: Factors Associated with Postoperative Exacerbation of Sleep-disordered Breathing, p. 299
© 2014 American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.