OSA among patients with pneumonia: a higher risk for complications or simply an overlapping disorder?

Abstract

in CHEST (May 2014), who retrospectively reported the outcome of patients hospitalized with pneumonia who had coexisting OSA. Th e study showed higher initial rates of mechanical ventilation, with a modestly lower risk for inpatient mortality among patients with pneumonia who had OSA. However, a few points need clarifi cation before associating OSA with… (More)
DOI: 10.1378/chest.14-1513

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@article{Bahammam2014OSAAP, title={OSA among patients with pneumonia: a higher risk for complications or simply an overlapping disorder?}, author={Ahmed S Bahammam and Antonio M. Esquinas Rodriguez}, journal={Chest}, year={2014}, volume={146 5}, pages={e176} }