Nursing Care Plan for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Health Consequences of OSA For those patients with significant OSA, going to sleep can pose a significant health risk. Obstructive apneas produce profound haemodynamic changes. Each obstructive event is associated with cyclical increases in systemic and pulmonary artery pressure. The apnea related hypoxemia can cause O2 saturation to drop, sometimes dramatically. Cardiac arrhythmias during sleep …

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29 unusual signs and symptoms that you may be suffering from sleep apnea

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We hear about it in the news. With the increasing obesity level in the US (although that’s certainly not the only cause), per capita rates of apnea suffers are on the rise. So, what IS Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder which causes respiration to stop when a person is sleeping. A person suffering …

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