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Sleep and considerations for use of anesthesia

Edwin Seet and Frances Chung

in Acute and Emergent Events in Sleep Disorders

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780195377835
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322763 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195377835.003.0024
Sleep and considerations for use of anesthesia

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Chapter 24 discusses the main condition of sleep disorders affecting the use of anesthesia in the areas of sleep-disordered breathing, which can include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), upper airway resistance syndrome, hypoventilation with obesity, and central sleep apnea, of which OSA is the most common and pertinent.

Chapter.  7141 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Sleep Medicine

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