Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Definition:

Pathophysiology

History

Physical Exam

Diagnostic testing

Differential Diagnoses

Treatment

  1. Tonsil and adenoidectomy
  2. Nasal CPAP- compliance may be difficult at home
  3. Weight loss
  4. Upper airway surgery to repair anomalies
  5. Tracheotomy may be necessary if CPAP doesn't work

Instructions for Follow-Up

Age-Related

Prognosis