Sleep-induced hypoxaemia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Zhang2013SleepinducedHI,
  title={Sleep-induced hypoxaemia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Jing Zhang and Yan Wang and Jing Feng and Xin Sun},
  journal={British journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={497-502}
}
Patients with moderate or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease run a high risk of developing sleep-induced hypoxaemia, because of alveolar hypoventilation and ventilation-perfusion mismatch. This article looks at the prevalence, significance and treatment of sleep-induced hypoxaemia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

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