Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • Kingman P. Strohl
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Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its sequela pose a significant health problem. People meeting minimal criteria for OSA treatment may comprise 2–4% of the general population, and there are pockets of increased prevalence, such as obese individuals and those with hypertension, myocardial infarction, or stroke. Sleep apnea also occurs in childhood; however, the prevalence is less well known.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Daytime Sleepiness Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 
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