, MD Obstructive Sleep Apnea : A Brief Overview For the Primary Care Physician

@inproceedings{Kramer2002MO,
  title={, MD Obstructive Sleep Apnea : A Brief Overview For the Primary Care Physician},
  author={Naomi R. Kramer},
  year={2002}
}
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 2% to 4% of middle-aged adults. It is even more common in the elderly. Although the primary care physician has the opportunity to play a pivotal role in the detection of this disorder, most physicians have had little or no formal training in OSA; and they frequently underdiagnose the disorder. The Walla Walla project demonstrated that with several educational interventions for physicians and patients, the OSA detection rate significantly increased. This… CONTINUE READING

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