ICU Protocols pp 101-106 | Cite as

Sleep-Disordered Breathing

  • Jagdish Chander Suri


Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been increasingly recognized as an independent cause or an important factor contributing to the development of acute respiratory failure in the ICU. Appropriate and timely treatment can change the outcomes in these patients.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Acute Respiratory Failure Respiratory Disturbance Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineVardhman Mahavir Medical College, Safdurjung HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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