Ambulatory anesthesia for patients with sleep apnea

@inproceedings{Raveendran2015AmbulatoryAF,
  title={Ambulatory anesthesia for patients with sleep apnea},
  author={Raviraj Raveendran and Frances Chung},
  year={2015}
}
The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is increasing, and a significant number of patients with OSA presenting for ambulatory surgeries are undiagnosed. It is well known that patients with OSA have increased postoperative complications. The suitability of ambulatory surgery in patients with OSA remains controversial, and the evidence regarding the safety of OSA patients for ambulatory surgery is inadequate. Anesthesiologists play an important role in identifying, evaluating, and… CONTINUE READING

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