The role of oximetry in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559049
Title:
The role of oximetry in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Authors:
Kooblall, M; Lane, S J; Moloney, E
Citation:
The role of oximetry in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. 2015, 108 (2):61-2 Ir Med J
Publisher:
Irish Medical Journal
Journal:
Irish medical journal
Issue Date:
Feb-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559049
PubMed ID:
25803963
Abstract:
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is estimated to affect one in five adults (approximately 100,000 adults in Ireland). One in fifteen adults has moderate to severe OSA. The average waiting time for a polysomnography (PSG) takes several months. OSA is a major contributor of cardiovascular, metabolic co morbidities and is also recognised to greatly increase the risk of motor vehicle accident and injury which have a substantial implications for the health service
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
SLEEP APNOEA; SLEEP DISORDER
MeSH:
Adult; Continuous Positive Airway Pressure; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Monitoring, Physiologic; Oximetry; Retrospective Studies; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
ISSN:
0332-3102

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKooblall, Men
dc.contributor.authorLane, S Jen
dc.contributor.authorMoloney, Een
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-06T14:59:42Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-06T14:59:42Zen
dc.date.issued2015-02en
dc.identifier.citationThe role of oximetry in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. 2015, 108 (2):61-2 Ir Med Jen
dc.identifier.issn0332-3102en
dc.identifier.pmid25803963en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/559049en
dc.description.abstractObstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is estimated to affect one in five adults (approximately 100,000 adults in Ireland). One in fifteen adults has moderate to severe OSA. The average waiting time for a polysomnography (PSG) takes several months. OSA is a major contributor of cardiovascular, metabolic co morbidities and is also recognised to greatly increase the risk of motor vehicle accident and injury which have a substantial implications for the health serviceen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Medical Journalen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Irish medical journalen
dc.subjectSLEEP APNOEAen
dc.subjectSLEEP DISORDERen
dc.subject.meshAdulten
dc.subject.meshContinuous Positive Airway Pressureen
dc.subject.meshFemaleen
dc.subject.meshHumansen
dc.subject.meshMaleen
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden
dc.subject.meshMonitoring, Physiologicen
dc.subject.meshOximetryen
dc.subject.meshRetrospective Studiesen
dc.subject.meshSleep Apnea, Obstructiveen
dc.titleThe role of oximetry in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalIrish medical journalen
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen

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