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Sleep and considerations for use of anesthesia 

Sleep and considerations for use of anesthesia
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Sleep and considerations for use of anesthesia
Author(s):

Edwin Seet

and Frances Chung

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195377835.003.0024
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date: 15 November 2019

Chapter 24 discusses the main condition of sleep disorders affecting the use of anesthesia in the areas of sleep-disordered breathing, which can include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), upper airway resistance syndrome, hypoventilation with obesity, and central sleep apnea, of which OSA is the most common and pertinent.

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