Epidemiology of sleep-related obstructive breathing.

  title={Epidemiology of sleep-related obstructive breathing.},
  author={Eva Lindberg and Thorarinn Gislason},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  volume={4 5},
The diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) and upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) is based both on a combination of laboratory findings from whole-night sleep recordings and daytime symptoms. Due to the recent interest in breathing disturbances during sleep many prevalence studies have been performed within this field. There are, however, methodological difficulties in characterizing these syndromes in large populations; many of the studies have therefore been unable to… CONTINUE READING
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