Morbidity prior to a diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing: a controlled national study.

@article{Jennum2013MorbidityPT,
  title={Morbidity prior to a diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing: a controlled national study.},
  author={Poul Jennum and Rikke Ibsen and Jakob Kjellberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={103-8}
}
BACKGROUND Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) causes burden to the sufferer, the healthcare system, and society. Most studies have focused on cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) after a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS); however, the overall morbidity prior to an SDB diagnosis has not been evaluated. The aim of… CONTINUE READING