Published in Hospital Business Week, February 15th, 2009
"A subsequent sleep study confirmed the diagnosis of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and documented an episode of near-arrest with cerebral hypoxia during rapid eye movement sleep. We suggest that OSA coupled with impairment of arousal response and other apnea termination mechanisms had resulted in prolonged apnea, life-threatening hypoxemia, and cardiopulmonary arrest in this patient," wrote S.M. Khoo and colleagues, National...
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