Severity of obstructive sleep apnea: correlation with clinical examination and patient perception.

@article{Pang2006SeverityOO,
  title={Severity of obstructive sleep apnea: correlation with clinical examination and patient perception.},
  author={Kenny P Pang and David James Terris and Robert Podolsky},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={555-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To correlate clinical history, patient self-perception of obstructive sleep apnea, and physical examination with the severity of OSA. METHODS One hundred and two consecutive patients were prospectively enrolled over a 6-month period. All patients underwent a comprehensive history and clinical examination, nasopharyngoscopy, and an overnight-attended polysomnogram. RESULTS There were 65 males and 37 females with a mean age of 50.2 +/- 11.3 years (range, 24 to 76 years). The mean… CONTINUE READING

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