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Sleep Apnea - Central & Obstructive Sleep Apnea

http://usmlefasttrack.com/?p=6060 Sleep, Apnea, -, Central, &, Obstructive, Sleep, Apnea, Findings, symptoms, findings, causes, mnemonics, review, what is, v...  
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over 4 years ago
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Heavy snoring, sleep apnea linked to earlier cognitive decline

People who snore heavily or who have sleep apnea may experience earlier cognitive decline, a new study finds, but this decline could be reversed with CPAP.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Research reveals high prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in adults with sickle cell

A new study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine revealed that 44 percent of adults with sickle cell disease who report trouble sleeping actually have a clinical diagnosis of sleep...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Study shows CPAP use for sleep apnea does not negatively impact sexual quality of life

Patients who use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often believe that it makes them less sexually attractive, according to researchers...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Atrial fibrillation recurrence lower with sleep apnea treatment

The use of continuous positive airway pressure was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to an...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing May Speed Cognitive Decline

Mild cognitive impairment and dementia develop earlier in some patients with significant snoring or other sleep-disordered breathing problems, a new study suggests, while CPAP treatment may slow it.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Stroke Rounds: Sleep Apnea Tx May Cut Afib Recurrence

Meta-analysis establishes continuous positive airway pressure as an important treatment option.  
medpagetoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder - MedicineNet

People with both atrial fibrillation and obstructive sleep apnea are less likely to have a recurrence of the heart rhythm disorder if they use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, a new report says.  
medicinenet.com
over 4 years ago
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Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder

Researchers recommend sleep disorder screening for patients with atrial fibrillation  
webmd.com
over 4 years ago
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Atrial fibrillation recurrence lower with sleep apnea treatment

The use of continuous positive airway pressure was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to an analysis of data from past research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Clinical Electrophysiology.  
eurekalert.org
over 4 years ago
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OSCE: Watch for apnea in Newborn

Prepare for USMLE,UK,CANADIAN,AUSTRALIAN, NURSING & OTHER MEDICAL BOARD examinations around the globe with us.Understand the basics, concepts and how to answ...  
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over 4 years ago
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Eclampsia with Apnea Secondary to Magnesium Sulfate Administration

This case was written by Dr. Kyla Caners from McMaster University. Dr. Caners is a PGY4 Emergency Medicine resident and one of the editors-in-chief at EMSimCases. Why It Matters This case highlights three important aspects of managing an eclamptic patient: Early administration of magnesium sulfate Adding an anti-hypertensive agent if the blood pressure remains elevated after…  
emsimcases.com
over 4 years ago
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4 month-old M PMH low birth weight presents with a 3 day history cough and runny nose.  Today his mother reports a low grade fever.  His immunizations are up to date. He has no known sick contacts, but he attends day care. His respiratory rate is 39 and is coughing frequently. On lung exam he has mild wheezes, but sp O2 is 96% on room air. The remainder of his physical exam is normal. His nasal swab is positive for RSV and you make the diagnosis of bronchiolitis. What factors may cause you to admit the child for apnea observation?  
sinaiem.org
over 4 years ago
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Tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy versus no surgery for obstructive sleep-disordered breathing in children | Cochrane

This review compared the benefits and harms of surgical removal of the tonsils (tonsillectomy) with or without removal of the adenoids (adenoidectomy) against non-surgical management in children with disturbed sleep caused by breathing problems due to blockage of the upper airways (called obstructive sleep-disordered breathing; oSDB). We included any studies in which children were randomly allocated to surgery or no surgery published up to March 2015.  
cochrane.org
about 4 years ago
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Scleroderma, Sleep Apnea, Sepsis Highlights of CHEST 2015

Scleroderma Lung Study II results will be presented, specialists digesting the SERVE-HF results will hear more about sleep apnea, and a controversial session on sepsis will round out the conference.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Sleep Apnea May Boost Gout Risk

Patients with sleep apnea had a 60% greater risk of developing the painful inflammatory condition in a population-based study.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Erectile Dysfunction in Men With Sleep Apnea: New Clues

New data suggest that men with sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction may benefit from pharmacological and psychotherapeutic interventions that target depression.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Experts Debate Apnea Treatment Vacuum After SERVE-HF

Results from the recent SERVE-HF trial have left clinicians unsure of how to treat heart failure patients with central sleep apnea. The topic sparked a lively discussion at CHEST 2015.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Jaw Device, CPAP Similar for BP Reduction in Sleep Apnea

A mandibular advancement device appears to be a viable alternative to continuous positive airway pressure, a new network meta-analysis suggests.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago