Patient Safety Alert 19: Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Management Considerations (PDF)

The AMC PSO recently convened its member opinion leaders from multiple disciplines to share their expertise regarding patient safety issues relevant to postoperative management of sleep apnea.

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  • Background: A young adult enters a regional hospital for a scheduled outpatient minor procedure. [...] Approximately 12 hours after discharge, the patient was rushed to a local hospital suffering a cardiac arrest.
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Patient safety issues relevant to postoperative management of sleep apnea.


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