Sleep in the time of COVID-19
April 16, 2020
Staying home during the coronavirus pandemic may lead to increased stress that could induce or worsen insomnia.
Subset of patients benefits from in-hospital sleep apnea screening
June 26, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – Readmission rates can be reduced in hospitalized cardiac patients who use CPAP consistently.
Severe OSA increases cardiovascular risk after surgery
May 14, 2019
General anesthetics, sedatives, and postoperative analgesics are potent respiratory depressants that relax the upper airway dilator muscles and impair ventilatory response to hypoxemia and hypercapnia.
AHA report highlights CVD burden, declines in smoking, sleep importance
February 2, 2019
Nearly half of Americans now have high blood pressure, in part due to the 2017 redefinition of hypertension.
New study determines factors that can send flu patients to the ICU
January 24, 2019
Patients with the flu sent to the ICU had a more frequent history of sleep apnea, MI, and a BMI greater than 30 g/m2.
Guideline offers comprehensive approach for ICU clinicians
September 19, 2018
The guideline is comprehensive, consisting of both broad and specific descriptions of current ICU practices and associated evidence.
CPAP adherence linked to reduced readmissions
February 21, 2018
Sleep apnea treatment is turning dreams of improved hospital outcomes into reality.