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doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000426409.62476.fa
Feature: SLEEP DISORDERS: CE Connection

Poor sleep, hazardous breathing: An overview of obstructive sleep apnea

Carlucci, Melissa MS, ACNP; Smith, Maureen MS, ANP, GNP; Corbridge, Susan J. PhD, ACNP, FAANP

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Abstract: Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic disorder resulting from upper airway collapse during sleep. It is linked to a variety of health and safety risks but can often be effectively treated. This article provides an overview of the disorder, including an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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