Patients with obstructive sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness had a 66% higher risk of atherosclerosis than those with neither condition, a Brazilian analysis found.
4 Jul 2023
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Sep 2023
Positive airway pressure-adherent patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and obstructive sleep apnea had fewer health care visits, including ED and hospital visits, than nonadherent patients, according to a new industry-funded study.
18 Jul 2023
A 42-year-old man is evaluated for follow-up after a diagnosis of moderate obstructive sleep apnea 6 weeks ago. His daytime alertness has improved with continuous positive airway pressure, but the apparatus is cumbersome to transport on his frequent business trips. What is the most appropriate treatment?
15 Aug 2023
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Jun 2023
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for daytime sleepiness. His wife notes that he snores. He sleeps 8 hours each night. On most days of the week, he feels sleepy and will nap for 45 minutes. Following a physical exam and review of a previous procedure, what is the most appropriate test?
8 Aug 2023
Given the prevalence of poor sleep habits, determining sleep apnea can be difficult during a time-pressed visit. Asking the rights questions is key.
1 Mar 2015
The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea is as high as 40% to 80% in patients with hypertension, heart failure, coronary artery disease, pulmonary hypertension, atrial fibrillation, or stroke, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
29 Jun 2021
Clinicians should discuss referral to a sleep surgeon, bariatric surgeon, or both with patients who do not tolerate positive airway pressure, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
21 Sep 2021
This issue covers topics including sleep apnea, prescribing generics, and hypertension.
1 Mar 2015