Disorder characterized by cessation of breathing during sleep:
Defined as apneic episodes >10 sec with brief EEG arousals or >3% oxygenation desaturation
Excessive daytime sleepiness
Significant other apnea report
Ventilatory failure, especially if intubation is necessary
Maintenance of O2 saturation >85% for several hours using o...
Sleep apnea increases risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes mellitus.
CPAP is the standard of treatment.
Avoid the use of sedatives.
Preparation is essential, as sleep ...
Buchner NJ, Sanner BM, Borgel J, et al. Continuous positive airway pressure treatment of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea reduces cardiovascular risk. Am J Respir Crit Ca...
327.21 Primary central sleep apnea
327.23 Obstructive sleep apnea (adult)(pediatric)
780.57 Unspecified sleep apnea
327.29 Other organic sleep apnea
327.27 Central sleep apnea in conditions clas...
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