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.

CASE REVIEW

  • 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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