The Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine and the Anesthesia Closed Claims Project have established a registry to investigate unanticipated perioperative deaths and near misses in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
In light of a recent news article discussing mandatory sleep apnea tests for transportation operators as a means of reducing accidents, trucking company Prime Inc released a statement noting the company’s efforts to reduce sleep apnea related accidents.
Sleep Review and Needham & Co’s 3rd quarter 2014 survey results show improvements in key areas.
While not in the top 10, veterans’ sleep apnea disability claims have soared since 2003, reports the Los Angeles Times.
The insurability of sleep apnea has improved drastically in the last decade, according to online life insurance comparison service YourLifeSolution.com.
This article in USA Today may be a great conversation starter between you and your patients about the link between sleep loss and weight gain.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on a new study that finds OSA is more common in children with sickle cell anemia than in healthy children.
Lack of sleep can lead to errors in memory, finds a new study by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) and the University of California (UC), Irvine.
From having the baby sleep outside to becoming a recluse for a month, moms around the world have found ways to get more sleep after baby, reports the Huffington Post.
To help dentists improve their offices and the services offered, Dr Mayoor Patel has launched consulting services. He is available to assist dentists in entering dental sleep medicine and in offering TMD-related services.